Hot and sweet at the same time? Is that possible? Outside of Indian Chinese? Yes. Konkani food can be sweet, sour and hot all at once.
Sasam is a very simple dish made with mango, pineapple or mixed fruits. The name is derived from the main ingredient, sasam, or mustard.
1 cup Pineapple, chopped
2 tbsp grated Jaggery
Salt to taste
To be ground to a paste:
½ cup scrapped coconut
2-3 red chillies
1 tsp Mustard seeds
Place the pineapple pieces in a bowl and add the jaggery and salt. Allow it to marinate a bit.
Grind the ingredients for the paste. Add this to the pineapple and mix well. Chill and serve.