Malay Pineapple Curry (Pajri Nenas)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is one of my favourite cuisine. It taste delicious due to sweet and sour pineapple flavour and curry mixture. Serve on a bed of hot plain rice, malay style fried fish or chicken, salted fried fish or hard boiled salted egg and SAMBAL BELACAN .

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in deep saucepan an fry crushed ingredients, cinnamon, star anise, cloves and curry leave till fragrant.
  2. Add curry paste and dried shrimp and continue frying for few min, add water if too thick.
  3. Add pineapple and 1 cup of water. Bring to boil and cook till pineapple tender, about 10 minute.
  4. Add coconut milk, coconut paste, salt and sugar and cook for another 5 min till sauce thick. Add more water if prefer thin sauce.


Most Helpful

Really like this recipe. Although I left out the sugar as I thought it would be too sweet and added a spoon of peanut butter and a chopped fresh chili. So in the end it was more of a satay sauce.

ciarakelly April 07, 2011

Another keeper from my adopted chef! I never knew that pineapple and curry powder go together so well! It was a little sweet, maybe I'll add some chilis next time. It was surprisingly easy to prepare, a nice weeknight dinner.Had this with plain rice and fried fish. Even picky husband did like it, much to my surprise!

Halalmom May 17, 2007

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