Saturday, December 12, 2015

BEETROOT PACHADI - Kerala sadhya specials

            Pachadi is the traditional South Indian side dish  mainly in  Kerala, Tamilnadu . There are different varieties of pachadi  in kerala sadhya , among that beetroot pachadi is the colorful pachadi  or side dish served for the onam sadhya.

Beetroot                                        - 1, cut into thin fine cubes
Curd                                              - 5 tbsp
Coconut grated                             - 1 cup
Cumin seed                                    - half tsp
Green chilly                                   - 1 
Dried red chilly                              - 1
Mustard seed
Coconut oil
Curry leaves


  • Heat a pan and add 3 tbsp of oil. When hot, add the finely cubed beetroot along with salt  and cook it in a low flame till soft.
  • Crush together coconut, green chili and cumin seed  with a little amount of water in a mixer to a fine paste  .Transfer it to a bowl.
  • Then add curd to the mixer and just grind the mixture for few seconds and mix it with the coconut paste .
  • Mix well and now add the cooked beetroot to it. Check for salt.
  • Splutter dried red chilly and mustard seed in a heated pan.
  • Pour it over the pachadi..
  • Served as a side dish for sadhya along with Rice.

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