Pacha manga pachadi / Raw mango in yogurt / Manga kichadi / is a tart and coconut based side dish called 'thodu curry' served for the sadhya.
Raw mango with yogurt makes an easy side dish for rice.
Pacha manga pachadi is usually served for sadhya in Palakkad side(Kerala).This is an age old traditional recipe.Shallot and garlic is not used in my ancestral home to make any sadhya dish as it is believed to give a non vegetarian flavor.(Sadhya is a pure vegetarian feast with many different curries ,rice and desserts everything is served on a plantain leaf )
Pachadi is one of the easiest to prepare and tastes awesome along with other spicy curries.
Pachadi / Kichadi call it any way you like :)) but try it for sure.
Raw mango- 1 medium ( slightly ripe would taste better )
Yogurt - 1 cup (sour/tart thick curd)
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Black mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
Green chili - 1
Salt to taste
To season :
Coconut oil- 1 -2 tsp
Black mustard seed- 1/4 tsp
Whole red chili- 1 -2
Curry leaves- few
1.Discard the green peel and stone and cut the mango into tiny cubes(not chopped)
2.Grind the coconut and yogurt well (Don't add water).Towards the end add mustard seeds and green chili chopped and grind that too.
3.Cook the mango in 1/2 glass water and salt.Once the mango pieces becomes slightly tender reduce heat add the ground mixture and wait for it to heat up but not boil and switch off gas and immediately move it from heat else the coconut and yogurt will curdle and separate.
4. Heat oil in a pan when is hot add mustard seeds when it crackles add whole red chilies and curry leaves when it becomes crisp let it cool down for a minute then drizzle the whole thing on the cooked mango yogurt. Keep it closed and stir the curry before serving.
The pacha manga pachadi is served as a side dish along with rice.Make sure you make the pachadi towards the end of cooking as the curry becomes really sour if it is made ahead of time.
- Pachadi is should be really thick and not runny curry.
- See that the coconut does not curdle with heat and the seasoning should not be too hot that too will curdle it.
- Keep an eye while cooking mango as it can become mushy fast,here we need the pieces to retain the shape.
- Ground mustard has a different smell just to let u know .Oh !it blends well with the mangoes so don't worry about that:))
Thank you so much Rekha.
Thank you Bhawna.
Awwwww!!! Its simple irresistible. I think you know about the type of flavors I like, that so about sourness, mango and spicy taste.
Priya Kheroun Tessy
Lovely Meena..Onam is around the corner and all sadya dishes everywhere..thats indeed quite nostalgic.
Ingottu varumengil njan ellam undaki tharam.Pachadi and Kichadi are not the same.In my place pachadi is if it has mustard ground in it and if it has jeera then kichadi.But every place has a different answer to the question.It is like a debate sometimes when we go for weddings in different districts he hee:)
Delicious pachadi, looks so yummy.
Thank you Nava. he heee...
Priya ,missed u.
Thank you,I have been waiting for some raw mangoes for the past two years I think 🙂
Meena... My friend just asked me last night if I had a pachadi recipe to share and here you go.. Sending her the link now..:-) The pics making me drool...
Sona - quick picks/pick quicks
AAH !!! the second pacahadi am seeing today...have not tried pachamanga pachadi..will definitely amke this.
Wow Meena looks fantastic and yummy...
that pachadi makes me want to have some rice now, which i'm so much trying to avoid!!! actually, pachadi kichadi avial sambar mezhukupuratti testil njan vatta poojyamayirikkum, that much bad i am... thank God for blogging, pidichu nilkanulla vaka padichu varunnu... hehe... 😉
Aha..Kollallo........Pachadi.Enikkippo sadya venam.....Actually pachadi and kichadi are same?
Lovely dish Meena.. Liked the addition of mustard while grinding.. Simple to make without shallot and garlic.. Must be tangy and yummy dear 🙂
onathinnu ready ayyi alle...pachadi, avaiyal...wow cannot imagine the fun
Rap mango pickle in curd ..sounds interestin..n love to taste it soon..so tempting
lets exchange our bowls, you take my mango curry, I take yours, looks so delish.
Lucky you.. All I get here is raw looking mangoes that are actually ripe & sweet within ! One of my favorites.. Looks yum 🙂
That looks incredibly refreshing, Meena 🙂
I got slightly confused whether pachadi and kichadi are the same reading the title. He he 🙂 Love the raw mango version. Now what was I doing when it was mango season here?! Lovely clicks too Meena 🙂
looks amazingly comforting.
Onam fever catching up? Pachadi is such an important part of the meal, isn't it? But never tried manga pachadi. Definitely need to experiment with it!
inviting, tangy recipe, a must try 🙂
thats mouth watering pachadi...love it...superb
Adipoli pacha manga pachadi. Trivandrum side Ithinae kichadi ennu villikum, pacchadiyil mathruamvum jeerakamum kannum. Kichadi savory annu. athil mustard kannum
Wow!!! A fantastic pachadi. Lovely treat for Onam
On-going event: Healthy Breakfast
Yummy mango chutney, perfectly made.
Thank you Sona.
Ya it is tangy,Thank you Nilu.
Ha haaa..Thank you Rafee.
Thank you Divya.
Thank you Abbe.
Thank you Usha.
Sure Linsy I dying to try that sweet and sour mango dish of urs.
Pachadi Vs Kichadi is so much fun thats exactly why I never commit on the name he hee.
Thank you Priya.
Chitz I got these maangoes after two years of waiting so u can guess.Seriously I too get only ripe mangoes.
Thank you Chitz.
Thank you Srimathi.
Ya Indu more fever comes from the blog than real life:)
Thank you so much.
Thank you Preeti.
Thank you Sush.
Wow Swathi in such a small state there are so much of difference in recipe I am really amazed.
Thank you so much.
Thank you Nandoos
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Thank you Hema.
Thank you Sabee
Thank you Sabee
Meena, again glued to computer all because of your kichadi.
Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory)
This sounds so refreshing & yummy!
yummy pachadi..looks so good..
Thank you Ambreen.
Thank you Gayathri for stopping by.
tempting yummy pachadi..and an awesome presentation
Thank you Ruxana.