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Curried Pineapple (Paceri Nenas) Recipe

Curried Pineapple (Paceri Nenas) Recipe

Curried Pineapple (Paceri Nenas) Recipe

Ingredients :

    • 3 tablespoons oil
    • 2 shallots, sliced
    • 1 clove garlic, sliced
    • 4 cloves
    • 1 short cinnamon stick
    • 3 cardamom pods
    • 1 star anise pod
    • 1 red and 1 green finger-length chilli, deseeded and slit lengthwise
    • 150 g (11/2 cups) Toasted Grated Coconut
    • 13/4 cups (450 ml) thin coconut milk
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 50 g (1/4 cup) shaved palm sugar or dark brown sugar
    • 21/2 cups (400 g) pineapple slices

Curry Paste :

    • 4 shallots
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 2-cm (3/4-in) ginger, sliced
    • 2 tablespoons curry powder

Method :

    1. Grind all the Curry Paste ingredients into a fine paste, adding a little water if necessary to keep the blades turning. Set aside.
    2. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium heat, fry the shallots and garlic until fragrant, then add the cloves, cinnamon stick, cardamom and star anise. Fry a little longer, add the Curry Paste and stir for 2 minutes. Add the chillies and Toasted Grated Coconut. Stir to mix well.
    3. Pour in the coconut milk, salt and both types of sugar. Stir until the sugar completely dissolves. Return to a boil. Add the pineapple slices, and cook for another 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and serve with plain white rice.

Serves 4–6
Preparation time : 15 mins
Cooking time : 25 mins

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