Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Ugadi Pachadi

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India is a country of different dialects.While everyone celebrates universally the New Years Day on January 1st,they also celebrate New Years Day according to their dialects-which can differ as per the calendars they follow by their traditions.Along with all the delicacies like vada,payasam that were made during those days,there was one item that stood out as a special on Ugadi-which is Telugu and Kannada New Years Day,may also be for other dialects.The pachadi is a mixture of different flavors like sweet,sour,bitter,heat and tartness- reason for it being life is a mixture of different feelings and it has to be fully enjoyed.
Ingredients
1 large banana
1/2-1 tsp dry neem flowers
1 1/2 tbsp shredded raw mango
1 1/2 tbsp shredded pear
1/4-1/2 tsp black pepper powder
3 cubes jaggery melted in 1 cup water
Method
Bring water and jaggery to a boil and when the jaggery melts,and the liquid reduces to about half.Take off the flame and strain if there are any stones and set aside to cool.When the liquid cools add mashed banana and rest of the ingredients and mix to blend well.

12 comments:

Prathibha said...

I just love this..we dont add any fruits 2 this...sounds nice

Pari said...

Belated Ugadi wishes. This is quite new for me.


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Rumana Rawat said...

So cute pic...

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Wow delicious pachadi,love the presentation...Beautiful!

Sayantani said...

beautiful dish of so many tastes balanced together.

Priya said...

Wat beautiful pachadi, lovely presentation.;

Kalyani said...

Yummy pachadi ... I too make the same way !!!

Suja Manoj said...

Looks divine..yum pachadi..

hemalata said...

Delicious looking Ugadi pachadi.

Srimathi said...

I have not had this pachadi before. Usually amma used to make them separately not mixed together. So maybe it is easier to have them all together.

maha said...

yum yum, wat a super tempting pachhadi.
maha

Gayathri NG said...

Authentic n delicious pachadi...

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