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Pear Masala

Pear Masala Recipe

  • Author: Ashu Chawla
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Pear Masala is a sweet and sour dish that can be served with Parathas or roti or rice or as a side to any main dish.


  • 5 Pears
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • ½ tbsp Cumin seeds (optional)
  • ½ tbsp Fennel seeds
  • salt (a desired)
  • 1½ tbsp red chili
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • ½ amchur or chaat masala (only if using ripe pears)
  • ½ tbsp chopped cilantro


  1. To start the process of making Pear Masala, we will first chop the Pears into cubes or thin long strips. Grate ginger, chop onion and tomato
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add fennel seeds, dried red chilies and Hing. Let them splutter for few seconds.
  3. Add grated ginger and fry until the raw smell of ginger goes away.
  4. Now add chopped onion and cook until they are lightly browned.
  5. Add chopped tomato, and mix well.
  6. Now it’s time to add spices – salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, amchur/chaat masala (optional), and sugar. Mix well.
  7. After 2-3 minutes, add pear cubes, mix, cover the lid and cook for 5-7 mins. Switch off the flame.
  8. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve Pear Masala with Parathas or roti or rice or as a side to any main dish.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Accompaniment, Main Course, Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Indian

Keywords: Nashpati ki Sabzi, Pear, Pear Masala

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