This Pachadi is a lovely one, flavoured with sauteed onions, green chillies and creamy coconut. Delicious! The play of flavours and textures – I know you will love it. It is another recipe to add to our Raita and Pachadi series.
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2 onions, finely chopped
2 green chillies, chopped coarsely
2 cups yoghurt
0.25 cups coconut, grated
1 bunch coriander leaves, chopped
1 tspn black mustard seeds
3 tspns ghee
sea salt to taste
Grind the coconut with the green chillies to a paste.
Saute the onions in 1 – 2 tspn ghee until golden brown. Set aside.
Add the coconut and green chilli paste, sea salt to taste, 2/3 of the sauteed onions and 2/3 of the coriander leaves. Mix well.
Make a tadka by heating 1 tspn ghee, adding the mustard seeds and allowing them to pop. Pour over the yoghurt, and garnish with the remainder of the onions and coriander leaves.
Serve and enjoy!
recipe notes and alternatives
I like to use some crispy fried onions as a garnish as well.