How to prepare beetroot pachadi? Here is a recipe with ingredients and directions to prepare beetroot pachadi. Archana Pillai, who submitted this recipe, categorises the difficulty level of this recipe as hard to prepare.

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Recipe Submitted By : Archana Pillai
Submitted on : 27/05/15
Serves : 5
Difficulty : Easy
Preparation Time : 30 Minutes

This is a traditional Kerala dish with beetroot and curd. Its very tasty and colorful.

Ingredients

Beetroot -1 big
Green chilli - 2
Curd - 2 cups

To grind:
Coconut grated- 1cup
Cumin seeds - half tea spoon
Green chilli - 1
Mustard - a pinch

Tadka:
Mustard
Redchilli
Curry leaves

Directions

Cut beetroot into small pieces, cut greenchillies.Take pieces of betrroot,greenchillies and salt in a vessel,add water and boil till it becomes soft.
Meantime grind all the ingredients other than mustard mentioned in To Grind: section to a fine paste
Now add mustard and just crush it along with the ground paste.

Keep the ground paste aside. add boiled beetroot anf chillies to the jar and grind.( Its up to you how much it should get grinded.some people like to chew the beetroot so they grind it in a way that very small pieces of beetroot remains in it) I use to grind it in a way that all the pieces get smashes and mixes well.

Now mix this ground paste with coconut paste kept aside.

Keep the mixture in stove in low flame and stir for sometime. You can taste the salt and add if u need more. Switch of the flame and keep it aside till it becomes cool.now add curd and mix well.

For tampering:
Tamper mustard, redchillies and curry leaves in coconut oil and mix it to the prepared gravy.

Pachadi is ready. You can have it as a side dish with rice

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