Thursday April 17th 2014

Ugadi Pachadi (Chutney) Recipe

Making of Ugadi Pachadi: A sweet and sour pachadi or chutney made of tantalizing ingredients like raw mango, tamarind, jaggery and neem flowers


  • 2 tsp neem flower
  • 4 tsp chrushed jaggery (gur)
  • one small lemon size ball of tamarind made into thick tamarind water (imli)
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds(rai dana)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped raw mango (kachcha aam)
  • 1 c water

 How to make Ugadi Pachadi

  • First add the raw mango pieces to the tamarind water and bring it to boil.
  • Boil it till mango pieces are tender
  • Now to this add jaggery and let it cook till it melts and blends into the mixture
  • Remove from heat and keep aside
  • Now in a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds let them splutter, add neem flower and fry till light brown
  • Now add chilli powder and salt
  • Mix well
  • Take this neem flower tadka and add it to the tamarind and mango juice
  • Serve in small quantities as an accompaniment to the main course food.


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