How to make Pineapple Aabshola - This unique mocktail is nevertheless delicious.

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Main Ingredients : Pineapple (पाइनेपल/अनानास), Fresh mint leaves (ताज़े पुदीने के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

Pineapple Aabshola Recipe Card

Pineapple Aabshola

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pineapple Aabshola Recipe

  • Pineapple 1 medium

  • Fresh mint leaves 4-6

  • Powdered sugar 1/4 cup

  • Lychees 2

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 6-8

  • Lemon grass 4 stalks


Step 1

Peel, and slice pineapple thinly

Step 2

Wash mint leaves. Dust fresh pineapple slices with powdered sugar.

Step 3

Arrange them on a tray and heat, turning over from time to time, till they caramelize .

Step 4

This will take about five minutes. Add some water and continue cooking for another three minutes.

Step 5

Place these slices in a blender with lychees and blend.

Step 6

Add the caramel liquid and blend again.

Step 7

Add black salt and mint leaves and blend. Add ice, crushed peppercorns and blend once more.

Step 8

Pour the liquid into a stemmed glass.

Step 9

Put in a lemongrass stalk as stirrer and serve chilled.