By Azlin Bloor
Pachri Nenas is a salsa/pickle type dish that is perfect on the summer table. Traditionally, it serves as the perfect accompaniment to various Malay dishes like Bryanis and curries, cutting through the spice and the grease, and is especially popular at weddings and other festive celebrations. There are many variations to pachri nenas or pajeri nenas as it’s also known; spicy, dry or more curry like and is made by the Malays, the Nyonyas and the Eurasians in Singapore and Malaysia. Of course the Indonesians have their own version too as well as the Goans whose version is much richer with coconut and is called Pineapple Pachadi.