Sunday, December 13, 2015

BEETROOT PACHADI - Kerala sadhya specials

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.
Please watch below the video of carrot pola on my youtube channel

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