Menaskai Recipe

Menaskai is a South Indian delicacy with a well-spiced combination of pineapple, coconut and a whole host of spices for a tummy-popping meal that’s a good source of vitamin C. Menaskai is the best healthy breakfast recipe.

Cooking time
20 min
Preparation time
10 min
Serves
4
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33

Fit Foodie Recipe Score

21

Regular Recipe Score

Fit Foodie Meter was developed in consultation with the Indian Dietetic Association

This recipe scores more than regular recipe since it has good source of vitamin C and is low in saturated fat.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Saffola oil
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds 
  • 2 chilies, dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon hing
  • 1/2 teaspoon haldi powder
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind powder
  • 1 bowl pineapple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup coconut, grated
  • 1 teaspoon paprika powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon jaggery
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon coconut milk

How to make Menaskai

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add curry leaves, mustard seeds, sesame seeds, dry red chillies, hing, haldi  powder, tamarind paste and cook for 2 mins
  • Add pineapple and mix well
  • Add coconut, paprika, salt, jaggery, water, coconut milk and mix well
  • Cover the pan and cook for 3-4 mins

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Comments

Menasukai is a curry to be mixed with ...

Menasukai is a curry to be mixed with rice. it can be made with mango, ambatekai, and even bittergourd.

Aug 09, 2016

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its looking very appetiting

its looking very appetiting

Jun 02, 2015

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Nice recipe

Nice recipe

May 14, 2015

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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yummy. ..luv it.

yummy. ..luv it.

Mar 03, 2015

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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nice recipe, is this "1/2 cup grated co...

nice recipe, is this "1/2 cup grated coconut" fresh coconut?

Dec 19, 2014

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