Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Beetroot Pachadi Kerala Style

Beetroot and beet leaves are healthy.But most of the people doesn't like it. This is one of the side dishes served in a traditional Kerala feast(sadya).This recipe is simple and easy to cook.

Here goes the recipe

  • Beetroot-half (cut into small pieces)
  • Turmeric powder-a pinch
  • Salt -to taste
To Grind:
  • coconut-half cup(grated)
  • greenchilly-3
  • small onion-2
  • mustard seeds-half tsp(crushed) 
  • curd-2 tsp
To Season: 
  • oil- as required
  • mustard seeds-half tsp
  • curry leaves-a sprig
  • dry red chilly-2,halved
  • Cook beetroot pieces with turmeric powder,salt and just enough water till it is done.
  • Grind the ingredients with curd to a very fine paste without adding water.
  • Crush the mustard seeds in a mortar and pestle and add  it to the cooked beetroot pieces.
  • Add the coconut paste to beetroot pieces.mix well.do not boil.Switch off.Remove from fire.
  • Add 3-5tsp yoghurt to this.mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan,splutter mustard seeds.Add dry red chillies and curry leaves and stir for few seconds,pour it over the pachadi and mix well. 

Serve hot with Rice...

Happy Cooking!!!  


  1. i'm gonna make this today!! thnx fr the recipe

    1. Thanks Hasna for your comment.let me know the outcome...

  2. Looks super delicious and delectable :)

    1. Thanks Divya for your lovely comment...Do a try..it is delicious...