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Showing posts with label Raita/Pachadi. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Raita/Pachadi. Show all posts

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Cranberry Guacamole Recipe - Cranberry Recipes


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Cranberry Guacamole
Ingredients
Avocado-1
(pulp mashed)
Chopped onion-3tsp
Chopped tomato-3tsp
Chopped coriander leaves-2tsp
Chopped green chilly-1
Chopped fresh cranberry-1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Lime juice-1tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together in a bowl.
Serve it immediately with tortilla chips.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Mango Pachadi Recipe / Manga Pachadi Recipe / Mango Sweet Pachadi Recipe / Maangai Pachadi Recipe

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Mango Pachadi
Ingredients
Raw mango chopped- 1 cup
(Peel the skin & chop the mango)
Grated jaggery - 1/4 cup add more if needed
Salt a pinch
Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
Water - 1 cup
Tempering
Ghee - 1/2 tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Chopped curry leaves few
Chopped green chillies - 1
Hing a pinch
Dry neem flowers / Vepampoo - 1tsp
Method
Peel the skin from the mango & chop it into medium size.
Pour water in a pan add the mango,salt & turmeric powder.Cook till the mango pieces are soft.
Mash the pieces slightly add the jaggery & cook till it thick.
Heat ghee in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour it into the mango pachadi,mix & serve it as a side dish.
Note:
a) Add jaggery according to your sweetness.
b) Choose the mango that is slightly ripe.

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

Mint Raita Recipe / Pudina Raita Recipe / Indian Mint Yogurt Raita / A Minty Yoghurt Dip Recipe

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Mint Raita
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Fresh mint leaves - a handful
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1/8 tsp
Black salt - 1/4tsp
Roasted & ground jeera/cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Whole pepper - 6
Garlic - 1
Small onion ( optional) -1
Green chillies - 2
Curd - 1 tbsp
Other ingredients
Thick curd - 1 cup
Greek yogurt - 2 tbsp
( I added just to give richness to the raita,its optional )
Chaat masala to sprinkle on top
Method
Grind the above ingredients to a smooth paste.Add 1 tbsp of curd while grinding instead of water.
Beat remaining 1 cup curd in a bowl now add the ground paste.
Mix well till everything is well combined.
Serve it cold with little chaat masala sprinkled on top.
Best served as a dip or can be served with any flavoured rice.

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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Vendakkai Pachadi / Bendakaya Perugu Pachadi / Vendakai Thayir Pachadi / Bhindi Raita / Okra Raita

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Vendakkai Pachadi
Ingredients
Chopped okra/bhindi/vendakkai -10
Curd - 1/2 cup
Salt top taste
Chopped coriander leaves-few
Roasted & powdered jeera -1/4tsp
Oil-to deep fry
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Mustard-1/2 tsp
Urad dal -1/4 tsp
Curry leaves-few
Hing-a pinch
Chopped green chillies-1
Method
Beat curd with salt & jeera powder.
Wash & cut the okra into thin circles.
Heat oil in a pan & deep fry them in batches till crisp.Keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the tempering into the curd mixture,add the fried okra & chopped coriander leaves.
Mix well & serve as a side dish for rice.
Note:
I have sprinkled red chilly powder just for decoration.

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Carrot Raita / Carrot Thayir Pachadi / Gajar Ka Raita

Carrot Raita recipe / Carrot Thayir Pachadi recipe / Gajar Ka Raita
Carrot Raita
Ingredients
Grated carrot-1
Salt to taste
Curd-1 & 1/2 cups
Chopped coriander leaves-1tsp
Tempering
Oil-1/2tsp
Mustard & urad dhal together-1/2tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/8tsp
Hing-a pinch
Chopped green chillies-1
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Switch off the stove & add the grated carrots in the tempering & mix it well.
Cool the mixture completely,add the curd,salt & coriander leaves.
Mix & serve cold with paratha or rice.

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Friday, September 5, 2014

Inji Thayir / Inji Pachadi Kerala Style / Ginger In Yogurt Recipe

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Inji Thayir
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Grated coconut-1/4 cup
Green chillies-1
Ginger-1tbsp
Salt to taste
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Mustard-1/2tsp
Curry leaves-few
Red chilly-1
Other ingredients
Beaten curd-1cup
Method
Mix the ground paste into the curd.
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this tempering into the curd mixture,mix & serve.

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Dangar Pachadi Recipe / Urad Dal Raita / Urad Dal Powder Pachadi / Daangar Pachadi Recipe

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Dangar Pachadi
Ingredients
Urad dal -1tbsp
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves -few
Hing-a pinch
Curd-1 cup
Butter milk-1/4 cup
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Mustard-1/4tsp
Method
Take 1tbsp of urad dal & dry roast till light brown in colour.Do not burn them.Powder them to a smooth fine powder.
Today I have dry roasted ready made urad dal powder till light brown in colour for the above pachadi.
Mix this powder with curd,butter milk,salt & hing,make sure there are no lumps.
Heat oil in a pan temper it with mustard.
Pour this tempering into a pachadi garnish with coriander leaves.
Mix & best served sambar/kootu/kuzhambu varieties.

Note:
a) Chopped green chillies & curry leaves can be added while tempering.
b) If your pachadi is thick dilute with water or thin butter milk.

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Dosakaya Pachadi / Yellow Cucumber Chutney / Dosakaya Roti Pachadi / Cucumber Chutney Recipe

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Dosakaya Pachadi
Ingredients
Chopped dosakaya/yellow cucumber -1 cup
Grated coconut-1tbsp
Green chillies-1 or 2
Salt to taste
Lime juice-1tsp
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Mustard,Urad dal,Jeera/cumin -each-1/4tsp
Red chillies-1
Curry leaves-few
Method
Grind coconut,green chillies & salt to a coarse paste.
Now add the dosakaya & grind to a coarse paste.Do not add water while grinding & do not blend it to a smooth paste.Transfer to a bowl & mix in the lemon juice.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour it into the ground pachadi,mix & enjoy with rice,Dosa or Idly.
Note:
a) You can mix some curd & have it has raita with pulao or biriyani.

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Nellikai Thayir Pachadi Recipe / Gooseberry Raita / Amla Raita / Amla Pachadi Recipe / Usirikaya Pachadi Recipe

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Nellikai Pachadi
Ingredients
Fresh or Frozen Gooseberry/Amla/Nellikai-4
(I used frozen,steamed it in microwave for 2 min)
Oil-1tsp
Channa dhal-1tsp
Urad dhal-1tsp
Coconut-4 small pieces
Green chillies-4
Ginger- a very small piece
Salt to taste
Hing-1/4tsp
Curd - 1 cup
Tempering
Oil-1/2tsp
Mustard,Urad dhal,Jeera & Curry leaves -1/8 tsp each
Red chilly -1
Method
Heat oil in a pan fry the dhas till light brown.
Now fry the goosberry,chillies,ginger,hing & coconut fry for 2 min.Switch off the flame.
Cool the mixture & grind it to a smooth paste.
Heat oil & temper it with above ingredients.
Mix 1 or 2 tsp of the mixture into the curd, pour the tempering mix it well.
Best served as a side dish for rice.

Tips:
Ground paste can be stored in fridge for 3 or 4 days.When needed mix with curd & serve.
The mixture can also be mixed with rice & eaten like thogayal.
This will be a bit sour so add more green chillies if you want.

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Palak Raita Recipe / Palak Ka Raita / Spinach Raita - Spinach In Yogurt

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Palak Raita
Ingredients
Steamed & finely chopped spinach/palak-1/2 cup
Chopped fresh mint leaves-10
Chopped green chillies-1
Thick beaten curd-1 cup
Black pepper powder & Salt to taste
Black salt-a pinch
Roasted & powdered jeera/cumin -1/2tsp
Method
Beat the curd with salt,pepper powder,jeera powder & black salt.
Add the chopped spinach,mint & green chillies,mix it well..
Serve the raita cold with any flavoured rice or roti.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Brinjal Raita / Kathirikkai Thayir Pachadi / Baingan Ka Raita Recipe / Eggplant Raita Recipe / Roasted Brinjal Raita

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Brinjal Raita
Ingredients
Long purple thin brinjals-1
(Apply 1/2tsp of oil & roast the outer skin in oven or on stove till well roasted & black.Cool the brinjal & scoop out the pulp.Mash it well)
Salt to taste
Curd-1 cup
Ingredients for grinding to a smooth paste
Coconut-2tsp
Chopped coriander leaves-1tbsp
Green chillies-1
Ginger a small piece
Jeera-1/4tsp
Tempering
Oil-1tsp
Mustard,jeera,uraddhal-each 1/4tsp
Red chillies-1
Curry leaves-little
 Hing-1/4tsp
Method
Beat the curd with salt.
Add the mashed brinjal & ground paste to the curd,mix it well.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients,pour it into the curd mixture.
Mix & serve them with rice or roti.

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Ugadi Pachadi Recipe / Ugadhi Pachadi / Vepam Poo Pachadi Recipe - Telugu New Year Special

Ugadi Pachadi Recipe / Ugadhi Pachadi recipe/ Vepam Poo Pachadi Recipe
Ugadi Pachadi
Ingredients
Vepampoo / Margosa Flowers / Dry neem tree flowers- 1tbsp
Raw Mango chopped-1/2
Salt-to taste
Jaggery- 2tbsp
Chilly powder-1/4tsp
Yellow moong dal-1tbsp
(Soak it in little water for 20 minutes)
Tamarind pulp-1tsp
Method
Soak moong dal for 20 minutes in little water.
Mix all above ingredients together to the soaked dal,do not drain the water,mix it well.
This pachadi will taste sour,bitter,sweet & spicy.

Note:
You can use dried neem flowers if you don't have fresh flowers.
Some people add chopped banana,coconut,chopped green chillies.

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Monday, January 20, 2014

Beetroot Raita / Beetroot Thayir Pachadi Recipe /Beetroot Pachadi Recipe

Beetroot Raita recipe,Beetroot Thayir Pachadi Recipe,Beetroot Pachadi

Ingredients
Grated or finely chopped beetroot-1 small
Thick beaten curd-1 cup
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves-little
Tempering
Oil-1/4tsp
Mustard,urad dhal- less than 1/8tsp
Hing-a pinch
Chopped green chillies-1
Chopped curry leaves-few
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients. Now add the grated beetroot & saute for a minute,switch off the stove.Do not over cook the beetroot ,it needs to be crisp & crunchy.
Cool the mixture completely add the salt & beaten curd.Mix it well,garnish  with coriander leaves.
I love to serve this raita cold !
Note:
a) Always use thick curd while making any kind of raita.If your curd is watery,tie it in a muslin /cheese cloth.Hang it for 10 to 15 minutes to remove excess water,then use the curd.
b) Red chillies can be replaced instead of green chillies.
c) This raita can be served with rice or paratha/roti.

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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Parsley Raita / Fresh Parsley Raita Recipe / Indian Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Parsley Raita / Parsley Raita Recipe / Indian Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Ingredients ground to a coarse paste
Chopped fresh parsley-1tbsp
Green chillies-1
Coconut-2tsp
Jeera/cumin-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Other ingredients
Chaat masala-a pinch
Black salt -a pinch
Sugar-a pinch (optional)
Thick beaten curd-1 cup
Method
Beat curd with black salt,chaat masala & sugar.Grind parsley,green chillies,salt,coconut & jeera to a coarse paste.Mix this into the curd.Serve it cold.

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Monday, December 9, 2013

Pineapple Raita / Pineapple Raita Recipe

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Ingredients
Chopped fresh pineapple-2 cups
Chopped coriander leaves-1tsp
Thick curds-1 & 1/2 cup
Salt,Red chilly powder,Chaat masala,Black salt & Roasted & powdered jeera/cumin powder- add according to your taste.
Method
Beat the curd with all the dry ingredients,pour it on top of the pineapple & coriander leaves.Mix well & serve it cold.

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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Apricot & Mango Sweet Pachadi


Ingredients
Chopped fresh apricots-12
Chopped mango pieces-6
(I used the dried mango,soaked it in little water)
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Brown sugar-2tbsp or add according to your taste
Tempering
Oil-2tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
Curry leaves-little
Hing-1/4tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Add the apricots,mango & salt,cover & cook it in low flame till its soft.Now add the brown sugar & red chilly powder,cook till the pachadi is semi thick.Switch off the flame & serve it.





Thursday, July 4, 2013

Cucumber Raita / Vellarikkai Raita /Indian Cucumber Yogurt Salad

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Ingredients
Grated cucumber-1 small
(squeeze out the excess juice)
Salt to taste
Thick beaten curd-1 cup
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Fresh grated coconut-2tsp
Green chillies-1
Tempering ingredients
Oil-1tsp
Mustard & jeera,urad dhal-each-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-little
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Mix all above ingredients together ,mix well.Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves & serve.


Monday, March 25, 2013

Avocado & Carrot Raita

Ingredients
Mashed avocado-1
Grated carrots-1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Pepper powder-to taste
Roasted & powdered jeera/cumin powder-1/2tsp
Black salt-a pinch
Beaten thick curd-1 & 1/2 cups
Lime juice-1tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients & serve it cold.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Pear & Mint Raita


Ingredients
Chopped pear-1
(do not use too ripe pear)
Chopped mint leaves-10
Beaten curd-1 cup
Salt & Pepper to taste
Roasted & powdered jeera/cumin-1tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together & serve it cold.Sprinkle some chilly powder on top(optional).



Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Kiwi Raita


Ingredients
Chopped kiwi-2
Curd-1 cup
Red chilly powder-a pinch
Black salt to taste
Dry roasted & powdered coriander & jeera/cumin-together 1/2 tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together & serve it cold.