Oct 31, 2011

Thakali Pachadi / Tomato Pachadi / Tomatoes Cooked in a Coconut Yogurt Sauce

I have lots of pachadi recipes in my blog..You can see all those recipes in my side bar..This is another one to the lot..

A sweet tangy dish which goes perfect with roti ot hot rice and any spicy gravy..With no more introduction, off you go to the step by step recipe..


Onion-1 sliced thinly
Tomato-5 chopped finely
Greek Yogurt / Thick unsour Curd-1 cup
Salt to taste
Sugar-1 tsp
Oil-1 tblspn

For Grinding:
Coconut- ½  cup
Green Chilli-1

For Tempering / Seasoning:
Oil-1 tblspn
Mustard seeds / Kaduku-1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam-1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli-1
Curry leaves – 1 spring


Grind Coconut and green chilli to a fine paste by adding some water.

Heat oil in a kadai and add in onions, fry this for 1 min..

Now add in tomatoes and mix well..Cook this for 5 mins covered untill the tomatoes turn mushy.

Season with salt and sugar and mix well..

Pour in the coconut paste and mix well..Cook this for 3 mins..

Switch off the flame and let this cool a bit..Add curd and mix well..

Now make seasoning by heating oil and crackling mustard, cumin, red chilli and curry leaves..

Pour this over the pachadi and mix well..

Serve hot with rice or roti..


Take all your ingrediants
Take coconut and green chilli
add it to the blender
and make into a fine paste
Prepare onions and tomatoes
heat oil
add in onions
and your tomatoes
season with salt
and some sugar
cover and cook
untill tomatoes turn mushy
add in the coconut paste
and mix well
Let it cook for few minutes
untill cooked
Allow to cool slightly
add in curd
and mix well
Take all your ingrediants for seasoning
heat oil
add in all seasoning ingrediants
pour this over the pachadi
wow..I love this part
mix well
Serve with any curry


Julie said... Best Blogger Tips

HI! Thanks for stopping by my blog! You have a great blog with wonderful recipes!!!

Dzoli said... Best Blogger Tips

Such a great 'bed' for tomatoes:)

Premalatha Aravindhan said... Best Blogger Tips

wow delicious pachadi,amma makes this...love this tempting pachadi.

Rhandi said... Best Blogger Tips

You have some fantastic recipes and flavor profiles! I am Glad I stumbled upon your blog. I will definitely be checking in and may have to re-create some of your recipes for my blog.

Rekha shoban said... Best Blogger Tips

nice pachadi!!will try it soon!!

Archana said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks delicious. Hosting an event which I am calling Back to our Roots
Also hosting for Nov’11 Veggie Food for the Month_Raw Banana.

Hamaree Rasoi said... Best Blogger Tips

Definitely a great looking pachadi dear. Very nicely prepared recipe.

Hamaree Rasoi

cookingvarieties said... Best Blogger Tips

hi arthi, how are you doing..wow the color of this dish looks sooooo appetizing, i feel hungry now.

martinealison said... Best Blogger Tips

un plat qui éveille les papilles...
gros bisous

Gayathri NG said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks for stopping my space n leaving wonderful comment.
Tangy n sweet pachadi looks nice n delicious too....nice knowing u too....

Sharmilee! :) said... Best Blogger Tips

Flavourful and interesting pachadi

Uma said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks so tempting and delicious.
Uma@Trendy Relish

Kavi... said... Best Blogger Tips

Great healthy pachadi! Please link to to my HCC event if possible. ( event: Healthy Lunch Challenge) Thanks!
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Ongoing event: Healthy Lunch Challenge

Tina said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious pachadi....yummy.

Jane Hamilton said... Best Blogger Tips

I love pacchadis! And tomatoes are my most favorite fruit/veggies in the whole world!! So, this has got to be a winner at home... :D Thanks for this wonderful recipe Aarthi. This is great for busy morning when we need to make something in a real hurry....definitely trying this one soon...

Aruna Manikandan said... Best Blogger Tips

healthy delicious pachadi :)

RAKS KITCHEN said... Best Blogger Tips

My mom makes this as well,love it a lot!

Anusha Praveen said... Best Blogger Tips

Hey Lovely pachadi First time in your space and loved the collection of dishes. Excellent pachadi :)Do visit my space sometime

Iva said... Best Blogger Tips

This is fantastic! I will try it for sure!

teresa, www.foodonfifth.com said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks divine...great combo of flavors.

Kavi... said... Best Blogger Tips

thanks for linking it. But you also have to specify the event you are sending it to. Kindly edit the post to have both my announcement link & Smita's link. You can find all the details on my announcement page.
Also, please date your post between Nov 1-30th.
Sorry for the trouble!

Kavi | Edible Entertainment

Ongoing event: Healthy Lunch Challenge

Chitra said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy pachadi...

anthony stemke said... Best Blogger Tips

This is a beautiful pachadi, Thanks for sharing.

Kadhyaa said... Best Blogger Tips

thats such simple and yummy dish..

jeyashrisuresh said... Best Blogger Tips

we too make a simillar one but without onions. nicely done

Kavi said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks so much for linking your entry/ies to my HCC event & making it a huge success! Find your entry in the EVENT ROUNDUP-I .
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