Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe

Neeru Srikanth
Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe
5652 ratings.

Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe is a quick and easy Thai dessert, popularly served in roadside shops and restaurants in Thailand. Very ideal dessert for parties and potlucks as it does not involve much cooking time and can be served at room temperature. It also does not need any region specific ingredients except for the palm sugar which can be replaced with normal sugar. The sharp taste of the pineapple and the sweet taste of gula melaka (coconut palm sugar) make it very refreshing dessert at the end of a meal.

Make sure the pineapple is completely ripened. If the pineapple is too sweet you can omit the sugar completely. It is shallow fried in butter to be grilled. A dollop of yogurt which is added at the end gives a good taste to the Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe. Serve Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe as a dessert after Thai Jasmine Sticky Rice Recipe with Thai Jasmine Sticky Rice Recipe.

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Cuisine: Thai
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 1 Pineapple , sliced to inch thick (about 6 slices)
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coconut , grated
  • 3 tablespoon Butter (Salted)
  • 3 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon Palm sugar
  • 6 teaspoon Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt)

How to make Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe

  1. To make Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe, get prep with all the ingredients. Toast the coconut in a Shallow-fry pan until it lightly browns and aromatic. Set aside in a bowl.

  2. Heat butter in the same pan and let it melt completely.

  3. Place the pineapple slices in the melted butter, sprinkle palm sugar and lemon juice on it. You can omit sugar if the pineapple slices are sweet enough for you. Flip them immediately once so that the palm sugar and lemon juice gets evenly coated on both the sides.

  4. Cook the pineapple, stirring and flipping at regular intervals until the palm sugar is dissolved.

  5. Once the palm sugar is dissolved, keep it for about 3 minutes on each side (low medium flame) so that the pineapple is fried nicely.

  6. Place 2 pineapples in each bowl and add a dollop of fresh and creamy yogurt.

  7. Sprinkle with fried coconut and serve Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe as a dessert after a meal of Thai Jasmine Sticky Rice Recipe with Thai Jasmine Sticky Rice Recipe.

Thai Grilled Pineapple Recipe is part of the The East Asian Recipe Contest With FreshMenu