Friday, August 3, 2012

Beetroot Pachadi Recipe-Kerala Style

Beetroot pachadi (Kerala Style) is a part of Onam Sadya. This is a very tasty dish and very easy to prepare.We all love this so much that I prepare it often. Today we will learn how to make Beetroot pachadi following our easy recipe.

Beetroot Pachadi

How to prepare Beetroot Pachadi

Prep time - under 10 mins
Cook time - under 20 mins
Serves -2

Ingredients needed

Beetroot - 250 grams or 2 medium sized beetroots
Thick Curd - 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Salt as needed

For the grinding

Grated coconut -1/3 cup
Green chilli -1-2
Ginger - half inch piece
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds/jeera seeds - 1/4 tsp

For the seasoning

Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard -1/2 tsp
Red chillies -1 -2
Curry leaves - few leaves


Grate beetroot and keep it aside.(use the grater with big holes)

Grind coconut, green chilli, ginger, jeera seeds and mustard seeds to a smooth paste.


Cook grated beetroot with less water adding salt and turmeric powder till soft.

Add the ground paste and cook for few more minutes in low flame till the raw taste of the coconut goes. Allow it to cool.

Add whisked curd and check for salt. Add salt if required and mix well.

Heat a tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add red chillies, curry leaves and pour it over the pachadi. Enjoy delicious beetroot pachadi as a side dish for rice.Trust me you can definitely give this recipe a try.

More Beetroot recipes

Beetroot Halwa

Beetroot Stir Fry

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  1. inviting color :) absolutely delicious..

  2. So colourful and delicious...

  3. Tasted this in sadya n loved it...Will defntly try this...

  4. Beetroot is always inviting due to it's color.. Either u love or hate it..Nice and looks very colorful

  5. Simple and healthy recipe.. looks perfect !!
    Indian Cuisine

  6. Love the colour..perfect for a hot summer day

  7. lovely color and looks so delicious....will try this :)

  8. Lovely and delicious looking beetroot pachadi.

  9. Tried this pachadi. My husband relished it. He called it heaven!

  10. Such a colourful delicious pachadi.

  11. delicious dear !!! Iniviting you to join Fast food event .

  12. This sounds very new and interesting

  13. I tried and it came out very very well...Had it with rice it is fantastic

  14. Wss fantastic.. thanks for the recipe.


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