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Peceli – Sweet and Sour Spiced Pineapple

Peceli – Sweet and Sour Spiced Pineapple - Recette | Spice Trekkers

It’s common to find dishes like this on the table in Indonesia: somewhere between a chutney and side. Peceli can be served hot, room temperature or even cold, as a side to curries or roast or grilled meat.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Chile to taste
  • ¼ nutmeg, grated
  • 8 cloves
  • ½ inch piece cassia
  • ½ tsp white pepper
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp coriander
  • 2 Tbsp fresh or dry galangal
  • 6 Tbsp palm sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 pineapple, cubed
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water

Method

  1. Heat a pan on medium. Add oil, onion, garlic and chile. Sauté for 3 minutes.
  2. Grind spices. Add to pan with sugar and sauté 1 minute, stirring constantly
  3. Add pineapple, salt and water. Add pineapple, salt and water. Stir and cook for around 15 minutes on medium heat.