Pacha Pavakka Pachadi

Pacha pavakka pachadi

Ingredients (Serves 6)

1. Pavakka (medium bitter) – 1 medium-large or 2 small, finely chopped

Green chilly – 2, sliced into thin rounds

Curry leaves – A few

Salt – To taste

Water – 1/4 cup or as required

2. Grated coconut – 1/2 cup

Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp

3. Mustard seeds – 1/8 tsp, crushed in a mortar and pestle

4. Yoghurt –  3/4 cup or as required to taste

5. Coconut oil – 2 tsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Dried red chilly – 2, broken

Curry leaves – A few

Method

1. Grind grated coconut along with cumin seeds to a fine paste.

2. Cook the ingredients numbered 1 in a small vessel over medium heat. Cook for 7 – 10 minutes until the bitter is completely cooked and water mostly evaporates. Add the ground coconut mixture, crushed mustard seeds and cook for a few minutes. Switch off and set aside until warm. Add yoghurt to the warm pachadi. Taste-check for salt.

3. Heat coconut oil in a small pan over medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dried red chilies and curry leaves. Pour this seasoning over the prepared pachadi. Serve with rice and other side-dishes.

Pacha pavakka pachadi

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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