Beet Root Pachadi | Kerala Sadya Style Beetroot Pachadi | Onam special


Hey, there today I am here with a sadya style beetroot pachadi. Beetroot pachadi recipe is a very good accompaniment for rice and it is usually prepared by people in Kerala during the Onam feast.

Ingredients required in this recipe are:

Beetroot - 2 ( Medium sized),250 gms

Salt - to taste 
Water as needed.
Curd - 1 cup (beaten)
To grind:
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon.
Cumin seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
Green chilies - 2 nos
Water as needs.
For Seasoning:
Coconut oil- 1 tablespoon.
Mustard seeds - 1/4 teaspoon
Curry leaves - 1 spring
Dry red chilly - 2 numbers.

Method of preparation:

1. Wash, peel the beetroot and grate it.
2. Grind all the ingredients under 'To grind' and keep aside.
3. Take the grated beetroot in a pan, add required salt and water .cook for 5-10 minutes. or until well cooked.
4. Add the ground paste to the beetroot. Mix it and cook for another 5 minutes.
5. Remove from the heat and keep aside.
6. Whisk the curd with a fork or a wire whisk.
7. Finally, heat oil in a small pan and pop the mustard seeds, red chili and curry leaves fry for few seconds.
8. Pour this seasoning on top of the beetroot.

Serve with white rice.