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beetroot pachadi

Beetroot Pachadi - a healthy, flavored raita recipe made with grated beetroot, curd and coconut masala paste. It tastes little sour, sweet and spicy dish.

It is a delicious main course recipe usually prepared in South India, especially kerala during onam celebration feast as part of sadya, and also it can be made for other occasions like pongal, new year, etc.,

Sadya is never complete without serving this beetroot pachadi along with steamed rice, Erissery, olan, sambar, rasam, paruppu, carrot beans thoran, puli inji and payasam. This flavored curd has an attractive pink color and a nice aroma that will make you drool. 

Beetroot has packed with lots of essential nutrients and it has a great source of fibre, manganese, potassium, iron and vitamin C. It help us to improved blood flow, lower blood pressure and support brain health, etc.,

This recipe is very simple and easy to make. And you can also make this pachadi with or without grated coconut and it tastes equally good. Follow my step by step photo recipe to prepare Beetroot Pachadi. If you like this recipe share it, tweet it and pin it. Please do try and post your comments. 

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Coarse      : Lunch

Cuisine     : Kerala

Author      : Jayashree Karthik

Prep Time : 10 min

Cook Time : 10 min

Total Time  : 20 min

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To cook

  • 1 beetroot - peeled and grated
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 cup curd
To Grind
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 2 green chilli
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 ginger
For Tempering
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 red chilli
  • 1 spring curry leaves


  • in a mixer jar, add fresh grated coconut, green chilli, ginger and cumin seeds
  • grind to a smooth paste with little water and set aside
  • in a sauce pan, take grated beetroot, salt and water
  • mix well and cook in low medium flame for 10-15 minutes
  • now add the ground coconut paste to the cooked beetroot and mix well
  • cook in low medium flame for 5 minutes or until the raw aroma of coconut goes off and then switch off the flame
  • add well beaten curd and mix well until the pachadi turns silky smooth consistency, pachadi is ready
  • for tempering, heat a tsp of coconut oil and temper with mustard seeds, red chilli and curry leaves
  • pour the tempered ingredients over the pachadi and mix well
  • serve it with hot steamed rice
  • if you are vegan, skip adding the curd and use tamarind pulp while grinding the coconut paste
  • add more green chilli, if you prefer spicy pachadi
  • beat the curd well or else the pachadi may turn curdle

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Take 1 large beetroot, peel the skin and grate the beetroot

add grated beetroot, water and salt

mix well

cover with lid and cook on medium flame for 10 minutes

beetroot cooked well

in the mixer jar, add grated coconut, cumin seeds, 
green chilli and ginger

grind to a smooth paste with little water

add ground coconut paste

mix well and cook for 3-5 minutes or until the raw smell goes
and then switch off the flame

add whisked curd

mix well

for seasoning, heat a tsp of oil in the pan, temper with mustard seeds, red chilli and curry leaves

transfer the pachadi to the bowl

pour the seasoning over the pachadi

mix well and serve with hot steamed rice

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