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. So here is the recipe:
- Pineapple chopped 1 cup
- Sugar 1 teaspoon
- Salt a pinch
- Black pepper powder a pinch
- Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon
- Heat two cups water in a non-stick pan. Add pineapple and cook till tender.
- Strain the pineapple and set aside to cool. Add sugar, salt, black pepper powder and green cardamom powder and mix well. Set it in the refrigerator. Serve chilled.