• 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 minced hot green chile peppers
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple
  • 1 tomato, diced (optional)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds


Use a blender to grind the ginger, 1 teaspoon cumin, and green chile peppers.

In a medium saucepan, add 1 cup water, pineapple, tomato, and salt. Place over a low heat. When the pineapple and water have come to boil, add the ground mixture. Raise and lower the heat to bring to a boil several times. Add the remaining water, and bring to a boil again. Add cilantro, and remove from heat. Mix in lime juice.

In a small pan, heat oil over medium heat, and add the remaining cumin seeds. Fry till golden, and add to the soup as a garnish.