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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

Beetroot Pachadi

Beetroot Pachadi

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategorySide Dish
 Recipe CuisineKerala

   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 - 1/2 inch piece
   Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
   Cumin seeds/jeera seeds - 1/4 tsp

   For the seasoning

   Oil - 1 tsp
   Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
   Red chillies -1 -2
   Curry leaves - a sprig


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 on 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 (coconut oil preferable), 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.

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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 .http://www.easy2cookrecipes.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/re-announcing-fast-food-event-series.html

  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.

  15. I tried it ..i was not a fan of beetroot.. this recipe is really nice ...thanks for it


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