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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


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

  2. Such a great 'bed' for tomatoes:)

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

  4. 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.

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

    Hamaree Rasoi

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

  7. un plat qui éveille les papilles...
    gros bisous

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

  9. Looks so tempting and delicious.
    Uma@Trendy Relish

  10. 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...

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

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

  13. This is fantastic! I will try it for sure!

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  15. This is a beautiful pachadi, Thanks for sharing.

  16. thats such simple and yummy dish..

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

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