Pachadi Recipe

Pachadi is a traditional South Indian side dish for Sadhya. It is a South Indian version of raita. It is a tasty unavoidable side dish for sadhya like Onam Sadhya.

Pachadi is a combination of yogurt, with other ingredients. Depends upon ingredients or vegetables or fruits used in the recipe, different variations are available. The following is a simple method which uses simple common ingredients. It is a tasty and delicious vegetarian side dish recipe to try at home to serve with steamed rice.

Preparation Time: 10 – 15 Minutes

Cooking Time:  5 – 10 Minutes

Servings: 3 persons

Main Ingredients: Curd (Yogurt)

Cuisine: South Indian, Kerala

Course / Category: VegetarianSide Dish


Curd (Yogurt):  2 cup

Shallots/ Kochulli: 5 number

Green chili: 1 number

Ginger: 1/2 teaspoon

Garlic: ½ teaspoon

Curry leaves: 3 – 4 leaves

Mustard seeds: ½ teaspoon

Oil: 2 teaspoon

Salt: as required

Method to Prepare Pachadi

1. Finely chop shallots, green chili, ginger & garlic.

2. Heat oil in pan splutter mustard add finely chopped shallots, green chili, ginger & garlic. Sauté well till onions are transparent.

3. Add curry leaves & salt. Mix well.

4. Add curd to this mix & sauté well for 2 – 3 minutes.

5. Switch off flame.

Pachadi is ready to serve. Enjoy this side dish with your steamed rice.

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