Pajeri Nenas (Pineapple Chutney)

This delish tangy chutney recipe I learnt from my late Mum. A simple side dish yet it completes a rice meal.

Pajeri Nenas (Pineapple Chutney)


  • 2 whole Ripe Pineapple Removed core and cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 large Red Onion blend
  • 1 tbs Ginger Paste
  • 1 tbs Garlic Paste
  • 25 gm Curry Powder mix with a little water into a paste
  • 1/2 cup Cooking Oil
  • 1 cup Water
  • Salt & Sugar to taste

Dry Spices (4 sekawan)

  • 1 pc Cinnamon stick
  • 1 pc Star anise
  • 5 pcs Cardamom
  • 5 pcs Cloves


  • Heat up cooking oil in a pan. Add in the dry spices. Saute for 1 minute.
  • Stir in the blended onion, ginger and garlic paste. Stir for about 2 minutes.
  • Add in the curry paste and continue stirring.
  • Add in the pineapple and water. Simmer till liquid is reduced.
  • Taste and seasoned as desired. Once liquid has reduced further and thickens, turn off heat and allow it to cool. Served as an accompaniment to your favourite rice.
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