Ananas Mensukayi

Ananas also called pineapple in english and avnas in konkani .This is a tangy, sweet and spicy curry or gojju called mensukayi. goes well with hot rice.This is a typical south karnataka dish.


1 cup boiled pineapple pieces
Salt and jaggery to taste
2 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard
curry leaves

For masala:
1/2 tsp corriander seeds
2 tsp sesame seeds(til)
2 tsp urad dal
1/4 tsp asafoetida powder
3 tsp grated coconut
5 red chillies
1 tsp oil


  • Roast the masala ingredients in oil till light rown in colour
  • Cool it and grind to a smooth paste
  • Add this to boiled pineapple pieces
  • Add salt and jaggery to taste ,little water and boil it (semi liquid consistency)
  • Temper with mustard and curry leaves in 2 tsp oil 


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