Beetroot pachadi is one of the side dish served during sadhya like Onam and Vishu. Beetroot pachadi is made with grated beetroot, curd, ground coconut paste and spices.
Try this recipe for Onam Sadhya.
Beetroot, grated – 2 cups
Thick curd – 3/4 cup
Salt as needed
Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
Green chilli – 4 – 6 nos
Ginger, chopped – 1 tsp
Thick curd – 1/4 cup
Coconut oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Dry red chillies – 2 nos
Grind grated coconut, mustard seeds, green chilli, ginger and curd into a smooth paste. Keep aside the ground paste.
Cook grated beetroot with small amounts of water and salt. When the beetroot is cooked, add ground paste and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes in a low flame. Add remaining curd and required salt. Switch off the flame.
Do not boil the curry, when you add curd.
Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves. Saute well. Pour over this curry. Serve with rice.