Yellow pumkin pachadi

Pachadi means curd with some vegetable that is what everybody know,but this one is totally new.Actually this is one of the very authentic recepie from our family.when there is any function/festival in our home we will prepare this dish.This goes well with the hot rice and tadka dhall.Actually it has all the taste in it sweet,sour& everybody love this dish.My husband who is totally new to this dish when I prepared this for the first time,he said it is like bhel puri..thats weird right? the reason he said is becoz it has all the taste(spicy,sour,sweet) just like bhel puri.


yellow pumkin-1/2 lb (cut into small pices)
tamrind extract-from one lemon size.
rice flour-1/2 tsp
jaggery-1 tsp (grated)

for wet grinding

1.dry chillies-5-7
2.pepper corns-1 tsp
3.cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
4.mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
5.curry leaves-4
6.methi seeds-1/4 tsp

For tempering

oil-1 tbsp
mustard seeds
cumin seeds
curry leaves


In a small pot add the grinded paste,tamrind extract,water and salt.

add the pumpkin to it,when the pumpkin is cooked fully.

add the rice flour in a little amount of water whisk it and add to the pachadi.

add the jaggery to it.

Finally add the oil in a small pan add the items for tempering when it splutters add this to the pachadi.

Have it with tadka dhall, rice and papad.


No comments:

Post a Comment