Madhura Curry / Pineapple Pachadi

Pineapple Pachadi

This is a sweet side dish served in Kerala sadya. It is a yogurt based  curry and here pineapple and grapes are cooked in ground coconut. It is also called madhura pachadi. So next time when you have these fruits in your cabin, give it a try. You will definitely like this sweet, tangy dish.


  • Pineapple – 1 cup, chopped
  • Black grapes – 15, seedless
  • Yogurt – 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Green chilly – 2
  • Sugar – 2 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Dry red chilly – 2
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig

To grind

  • Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
  • Cumin seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds – 1/4 teaspoon


  1. Cook  pineapple pieces, turmeric powder, green chilies and salt with 1/4 cup of  water in a pan.
  2. When it is half done, add the grapes. Cover and cook in low flame, until the grapes are tender. Add the sugar.
  3.  Grind the grated coconut and cumin seeds to a very fine paste with little water. Add mustard seeds to this paste and give 2 – 3 pulses.
  4. Add the ground coconut to the cooked pineapple-grape mixture. Mix well and cook for a few minutes until the raw taste of coconut is gone. Switch it off and add yogurt and salt.
  5.  In another pan, add coconut oil. Splutter mustard, fry dry red chilies and  curry leaves. Pour it over the curry and mix well.

Pineapple Pachadi

10 Comments Add yours

  1. beena.stephy says:

    My favorite curry. love it

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Always wanted to try this curry… looks delicious😊

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Anlet Prince says:

    Pachadi with pineapple and grapes love it

    Liked by 1 person

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