Oct 14, 2015

Orange Peel Pachadi Recipe - Orange Skin Relish Recipe - WASTE NOTHING!


Recently i have been buying and using oranges a lot. I use their juice and throw away their skin. Suddenly i thought why not use their skin in a dish and create a pachadi or a relish. I have seen mom using citron in a pachadi which we call as narthangai pachadi. She chops the skin as well in that. I decided to treat the skins just like it and make a sweet, sour and spicy pachadi. When i made it and tasted it, it was delicious. So yummy.




Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.


Preparaion Time : 5 mins

Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Serves: 4 to 6

Ingredients:


Orange Skin from 2 oranges chopped finely

Green chillies - 2 chopped
Oil - 2 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Curry leaves a sprig
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Tamarind - 1 small lemon size
Water - 1 cup
Jaggery / Sugar - 1/4 cup or to taste

Method:


Start by soaking tamarind in 1 cup of water.


Heat oil in a pan, add in mustard seeds and urad dal. let them sizzle. Now add in curry leaves and mix well.


Add in oranges and chillies and saute for 5 mins. .


Now add spice powders and salt. Mix well.


Pour tamarind water and mix well. 


Now simmer the pot and cook till oranges are cooked. It will take around 8 to 10 mins.


Now add in jaggery and mix well. Cook this for 5 to 7 mins till it thickens..


Serve.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


I squeezed the juices from oranges and reserved the peels


Slice it like this


Chop it pretty finely


Heat oil in a pan, add in mustard and urad dal


add in curry leaves


add in chillies and oranges


Saute it for 5 mins


Keep saute till it gets little colour


Add in chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt


mix well


Add in tamarind water


Mix well and cook till oranges are done


Now it is cooked


Add in jaggery


Mix well


Now it is thickened and done


Serve

4 comments:

  1. yummy yummy deli deli delicious pachhhhadiii..........wonderful recipe....

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  2. yummy yummy deli deli delicious pachhhhadiii..........wonderful recipe....

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