Pineapple Kheer/ Ananas Payasam

Pineapple or ananas is a tasty fruit goes well in juice, sweets and also curries.  My mother prepared it in summer holidays for us and we liked it.  It tastes good with sweet & tangy flavorHence sharing this simple recipe with you.

Pineapple pieces – 1 cup (finely chopped)
Thick coconut milk – 1 cup
Jaggery/ Sugar - ¾ cup, adjust according to taste and sweetness of pineapple
Rice flour/ Corn flour – 1 tsp (optional)
Cardamom powder – ¼ tsp


  • Peel off pineapple & chop it very fine.
  • Cook the pineapple pieces with little water or thin coconut milk. Check here for the process of extracting coconut milk.
  • Add sugar/ jaggery when pineapple is cooked. Boil well.
  • If you like thicker kheer, add 1 tsp corn/rice flour with little cold water and mix without lumps and add to the boiling kheer.
  • Add thick coconut milk at the end, bring to a boil. Sprinkle cardamom powder. Switch off the stove.
Serve hot or cold payasam/ kheer.