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5 Interesting recipes using pineapple!

 Huda Shaikh
3 to 7 years

Created by Huda Shaikh
Updated on Jun 27, 2017

5 Interesting recipes using pineapple

Pineapple! A fruit which possesses distinct taste and is capable of making any recipe nutritious and delectable .Pineapple is not just a beautiful looking fruit but is loaded with antioxidants and a blend of nutrients like Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Iron, calcium, folate, magnesium, potassium, beta-carotene and many more. Want to experiment with the amazing flavour of pineapple this monsoon? Then here are some recipes which are sure to win over your taste-buds.

So let our lovely pineapple do the talking-5 Recipes which are a must try this season.

  1. PINEAPPLE AND PEACH BREAKFAST BOWL-

Ingredients-

  1. 2 Cups pineapple, sliced
  2. 1 Cup peach, deseeded and diced
  3. 1 Ripe mango, peeled and cut into cubes
  4. ½ cup almond milk/soymilk
  5. Few drops vanilla essence
  6. 1 Cup oats
  7. 1 Tsp roasted sunflower seeds
  8. Mint leaves to garnish
  9. Cherries to garnish
  10.  Few pineapple pieces for garnish

Method

  • In a blender, blend together pineapple, peach, mango, almond/soymilk and vanilla essence until the mixture turns smooth.
  • Now place it in a bowl and add the oats to it.
  • Refrigerate the pineapple oats mixture overnight, for better taste.
  • Next day blend the pineapple and oats mixture until smooth.
  • Now remove it into serving bowls and garnish with sunflower seeds, pineapple pieces, cherries and mint leaves.

2. PINEAPPLE LITCHEE FRAPPE-

Ingredients

  1. 1 Pineapple, cleaned and sliced
  2. Handful mint leaves’
  3. 5-6 Litchis
  4. 1 Tsp lemon juice
  5. Few mint leaves for garnish

METHOD

  • In a juicer, blend together all the ingredients and ice if required.
  • Garnish with mint leaves and add in a flavoured straw.

3. PINEAPPLE AND CARROT TOSSED SALAD

Ingredients 

  1. 1 Pineapple, sliced
  2. 2 Medium carrots, grated
  3. 1/4th cup roasted peanuts
  4. 1 Tsp olive oil
  5. Handful mint leaves
  6. 2 Tbsp chopped coriander
  7. Salt to taste
  8. ¼ th tsp black pepper
  9. ½ Tsp oregano
  10. ½ tsp vinegar (optional)
  11. ½ Tsp roasted sesame seeds

METHOD-

  • In a bowl toss together all the ingredients except coriander and mint leaves.
  • Refrigerate for 6-8hrs and then add in coriander and mint.

4) PINEAPPLE AND COTTAGE CHEESE BONANZA-

Ingredients-

  1. 1 Pineapple, sliced
  2. 1 Cup cottage cheese (paneer),crumbled
  3. 1 Tsp honey
  4. 1 Tsp lemon juice
  5. Handful mint leaves, chopped
  6. 1 Tsp roasted flaxseeds
  7. 2 Tbsp pomegranate seeds

METHOD-

  • In a bowl crumble paneer and place it aside.
  • In another bowl toss pineapple, honey, lemon juice and mint leaves and keep it for about 10-15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes add the pineapple mixture to the crumbled cottage cheese and toss well.
  • Garnish with roasted flaxseeds and pomegranate seeds.

5. ROASTED PINEAPPLE WITH LEMON

Ingredients-

  1. 1 Pineapple, sliced into cubes
  2. 1 /4 tsp red chilli powder/red chilli flakes
  3. ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  4. ½ Tsp dried basil
  5. Rock salt to taste
  6. 1 Tsp olive oil/canola oil
  7. 1 ½ tsp lemon juice

Method

  • In a bowl toss the pineapple with rest of the ingredients except oil and let it marinate for about 30 minutes.
  • Now in a non-stick pan add oil and roast pineapple slices till its golden brown.
  • You can also place few pineapple pieces on a skewer and top it up with hung curd dip or home-made mayonnaise (low-fat).

Did you find the recipes interesting and easy to make? Please do try them and share your views, feedback and experiences of trying these recipes with us in the comments section below. 

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| Jun 28, 2017

Hi Pritha,Your most welcome :)

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| Jun 28, 2017

Hi Canisha,Hope you are doing good. I am glad to hear that :) Please do try these recipes.

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| Jun 28, 2017

Thanx for tempting recipes

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| Jun 27, 2017

Hey the entire package is looking cool like WOW!!! Thanks Huda for sharing these recipes. My son loves pineapple now I can prepare one of these recipes and give it to him everyday.

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