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Apple Pulissery

Apple Pulissery - The traditional yogurt based curry from the Kerala Cuisine with a sweet and sour taste to tickle you taste buds with Apple as the main ingredient.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3 -4


  • 1 Granny smith apple approx. 80-100 gms
  • 1 cup yogurt; whisked to remove any lumps
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder; adjust to taste
  • ½-3/4 tsp Haldi/Turmeric
  • Salt to Taste

Grind Together

  • 1 tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds
  • ¾ cup coconut


  • 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1-2 Whole red chillies
  • Few Methi seeds
  • Few curry leaves


  • Add apple, red chilli powder, haldi and salt in a medium sauce pan. Add about a cup of water and mix well.
  • Cover and cook on medium flame until apple pieces turn translucent.
  • Meanwhile, grind coconut and jeera to a smooth paste using a little water.
  • Once apples are cooked, add the ground coconut paste and bring back to a boil.
  • Turn the heat to low. Add the whisked yogurt. And mix well to combine.
  • Turn off the heat.
  • Prepare the tadka/tempering - Heat oil in a small frying pan and when the oil is hot, add mustard seeds. When it starts popping add the methi seeds and red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Pour the spices along with the oil into the pulissery.
  • Serve hot.