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Pineapple chutney
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5 from 3 votes

Pineapple Chutney

Easy sweet and spicy pineapple chutney to spice up your meals. Make this super easy and yummy chutney with fresh pineapples and enjoy with many more meals to come. So quick, flavorful, outright delicious and takes less than 30 minutes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: condiment
Cuisine: continental
Keyword: pineapple chutney
Servings: 15 servings
Calories: 17kcal
Author: Harini


  • 3 teaspoons oil
  • 1/4 inch cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 2.5 cups finely chopped ripe pineapple
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons black raisins
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder


  • Heat 3 teaspoons oil in a pan and add whole spices. Saute well without browning them.
    Pineapple chutney
  • Add chopped pineapple and mix well.
    Pineapple chutney
  • Add sugar and mix.
    Pineapple chutney
  • Now add just enough water to cover the pineapples.Mix well and add required salt. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes.
  • Add raisins, mix well. Using the back of a ladle or potato masher, slightly mash the pineapple pieces.
    Pineapple chutney
  • Cook for another 6-7 minutes or until the chutney bubbles and thickens well.
    Pineapple chutney
  • Add cardamom powder, mix well and remove from flame. Cool thoroughly and store pineapple chutney in airtight jars. Serve with BBQ, flatbread, crackers, roti, toast, idli, dosa etc.


  • You can use pineapple tidbits or canned pineapples. If they are sweetened reduce the sugar in the recipe accordingly
  • You can use brown sugar for deeper flavor.
  • If you prefer to make this sugar less, just leave out sugar but make sure the pineapple is sweet.
  • You can double or halve the recipe.


Serving: 15servings | Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg