Pacri Nenas

    25 mins

    This is another side dish that is usually served with specialty rice meal such as Nasi Tomato. A popular dish at weddings.


    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    Serves: 8 

    • 1 pineapple
    • 1 shallot, sliced
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 3 cloves
    • 7 cm cinnamon stick
    • 1 star anise
    • 1 cardamon
    • 1 teaspoon tumeric powder
    • 2 fresh red chillies, slit lengthwise and deseeded
    • 2 tablespoon sugar
    • 2 teaspoon vinegar
    • A pinch of curry powder
    • Salt to taste
    • 2 cups water
    • Oil for cooking

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Remove the pineapple skin, slice into rings and remove the core. Boil the pineapple with tumeric powder for about 5 minutes. Drain the pineapple slices and put aside.
    2. Heat a little oil and saute the shallots, garlic with a pinch of curry powder, cloves, cinnamon stick, star anise and cardamon until fragrant. Pour in 2 cups of water. Add the pineapple slices and chillies and cook over low heat until boiling
    3. When boiling, add the salt, sugar and vinegar to taste. Serve hot with rice.

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    Traditional dish, yummy. can be side dish for lunch or dinner. Love it, sweetness from pineapple and very mild spiciness.  -  26 Aug 2012