Raita, Salad

Pineapple Raita and Pineapple Salad – 2 ways to use Pineapple | Quick Side dish for Pulav and Biryani

Well, after a delicious PineappleCoco Cooler yesterday, today’s dish is a quick to put together Raitha and
Salad… yes, its pretty much the same ingredients for both the raita and Salad, so feel free to make a
standalone salad or a raitha (yoghurt based dish) to go with the One Pot Meals
or Biryani / Pulaos… Sending this to Blogging Marathon Day 2of Cooking with
Pineapple (the chosen fruit of the week)…


Prep time : 15 mins | Zero Cook |
Serves :2

Serving Suggestions : Pulao, Roti,



  • Pineapple Chunks – 1 cup
  • Cucumber Cubes – ½ cup
  • Salt – to taste
  • Black salt – a pinch
  • Pomegranate pearls – a handful


Additional – to make the Raita :

  • Whisked yoghurt – 1 cup
  • Sugar – a pinch
  • Tempering : Mustard seeds, oil
    (1/2 tsp), Roasted cumin powder (1/2 tsp)



Peel and cube the cucumbers and
pineapple. Chill till serving.

To make the salad – add all
ingredients, toss well, chill and serve

To make the raita – retain all
ingredients of the salad except salt and black salt. Whisk yoghurt, add sugar
and mix well.

Just before serving add salt and
black salt.

Temper mustard seeds in ½ tsp oil.
Add to the raita along with roasted cumin powder. Chill and serve.




  1. Must have been a delicious combo..would have to make both someday together..

  2. MySpicyKitchen

    Looks delicious! I love raita but never tried it with pineapple.

  3. Looks colorful and delicious.. yummy!!

  4. salad and raita looks so delicious 🙂 and a very very colorful one 🙂

  5. Aruna Manikandan

    healthy and colorful salad 🙂

  6. Chef Mireille

    that raita is so cooling..perfect for summer

  7. Nice blog!! Following u! Plz visit mine too 🙂 Haffa's kitchen adventures

  8. cookingwithsapana

    Love Both ways of using pineapple …delish combo !

  9. Nalini's Kitchen

    The salad looks so colorful,raita with pineapple sounds quite interesting,never tried will try it for sure..

  10. Priya Suresh

    I always want to make raita with pineapples, its in my to do list since a long.. wonderful dishes with pineapple Kalyani..

  11. Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen

    I love pineapples in anyform. This recipe is a definite try!!I

  12. Both the raita & salad with pineapple and cucumber sound delicious Will have to try this combo soon.

  13. Suma Gandlur

    Both are refreshing, colorful and healthy dishes.

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