Wednesday, November 20, 2013


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Today, I am going to share with you this simple and  tasty Beetroot Pachadi. It is a part of Onam Sadya and this very healthy dish is made with cooked beets, yoghurt and mild spices. It is very easy to prepare and brings out the South Indian flavors of raitha. 
We know beetroot are excellent sources of anti-oxidants and packed with nutrients. Kids sure will love the delicious taste of this vibrant dish.
Try this best and authentic Kerala style Beetroot Pachadi recipe today..:)
·       Beetroot                   - 2
·       Grated coconut         - 3 to 4 tbsp
·       Green chilly              - 1 or 2
·       Cumin seeds            - 1 tsp
·       Thick curd                - 1 small cup
·       Salt to taste
·       Fresh coriander leaves
To temper:
·         Oil                            - 1 tsp
·         Mustard                    - ¼ tsp
·         Cumin                      - ½ tsp
·         Red chilly                 - 1
·         Chopped shallots     - 1tbsp
·         Curry leaves
1.     Wash, slice and peel off the skin of beetroot.
2.     Grate it to fine shreds.
3.     Grate coconut to small pieces.
4.     Add grated coconut, green chilly and cumin seeds to the blender.
5.     Add little water and grind it to coarse paste.
6.     Take the grated beetroot in a pan.
7.     Add required salt and cook covered in low flame for 5 to 10 mins. 
8.     Now add the ground paste to the beetroot.
9.     Mix it well and cook for another 5 mins.
10.  Remove from gas and allow to cool.
11.  Add thick curd and mix.

12.  Heat oil in a small pan.
13.  Season it with mustard, cumin seeds, chopped shallots, curry leaves and red chilly.
14.  Saute till the shallots turn golden brown.
15.  Pour this seasoning on top of the beetroot pachadi.
16.  Colorful, healthy Beetroot raitha is ready for lunch.
17.  Enjoy with white rice or with roti, paratha and chapatti.
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  1. Nice one, I love the colour of it....

  2. Looks very tempting and delicious :)

  3. Beautiful colors and I can taste the pop of flavours! We make something very similar with tomatoes as well as carrots. Its called "Perugu Patchadi" in Telugu, which means Curd Chutney. This looks like another variation with Beetroot :)

  4. I love beetroot because of its colour...this looks so vibrant!

  5. Fabulous beet pachadi with lovely color

  6. lovely color jay.. never knew abt beetroot pachadi.. completely a new recipe to me.. thx for sharing.. :)

  7. looks so gorgeous and tempting..

  8. Photographed so this.

  9. Lovely photos and nicely spiced :)

  10. Delicious and tangy pachadi. Gorgeous colour!

  11. Hi Jay, thanks for a new recipe to try, my beetroot recipes are quite limited :). So this is a completely new one for me :)

  12. You have added coconut to it.I will try one day.
    Shobas Delight

  13. I love the color usually it appears very dark red like the twist of adding curd :)


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