Sri Lanka Annasi (Pineapple Curry)
|Annasi (pineapple curry)|
green chili peppers
ghee (clarified butter)
red chile powder
Cut the pineapple in half lengthways, scoop out the flesh and cut into cubes.
Retain the half pineapple shells.
Chop the onion and finely slice the chiles.
Heat the ghee and fry the onion together with the curry leaves and lemon grass.
Add the chile powder paprika powder, mustard, turmeric, salt and pineapple pieces and cook for a few minutes until the pineapple is soft.
Remove from the heat and pour in the coconut milk.
Sprinkle with the fennel and allow curry to simmer for a further 10 minutes.
Serve in hollowed out pineapple shells, garnished with sliced chiles.