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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Mango Pachadi - Maangai Pachadi - Tamil New year Special Recipe

 Mango  Pachadi, a unique dish of  different tastes, from sweet to bitter, is prepared during Tamil  newyear, which is also the first dish to be eaten on this occasion.  Made up of neem buds, jaggery, green chili, salt,  and unripe mango, the dish signifies life is a mixture of different emotions,  we want to treat it equally.

Mango  pachadi depicts Basic Emotions of life 
Jaggery (Innippu)- represent happiness
salt(Uvarppu)- represent Scareness
Neem flower(kasappu) - represent Sadness for Bitter taste.
Raw Mango(Pulippu) - represent astonishment
chilli powder or Green chilly(Kaaram) - represent anger.

 Now we learn the method to make mango pachadi.

Mango - 1 (medium size)
jaggery - 1/2 cup.(grated)
salt - to taste.
turmeric powder - generous pinch.
sambar powder - 1 tsp.

To Temper
oil - to fry.
mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
split urad dal - 1/2 tsp
hing - generous pinch.
Green chillies (slit) - 2.
  •  Peel the skin from mangoes.
  •  chop the mangoes into pieces
  • Take a kadai, add Mango pieces,turmeric, salt, chilli powder and  add 1 cup of water, let it cook in a medium flame for 15 - 20 minutes, till mango pieces are soft.
  • Now add grated jaggery, mix well.jaggery gets dissolved,and blends well with mangoes.
  • Now smash it well, till it is mushy.
  • Finally season it, with items in To temper Table.
This is the basic Mango Pachadi preparation.

Tamil Newyear Seasoning


Ghee - 2 tsp.
Neem flower - 1 +1/2 tsp

Fry Neem flowers in a Ghee, till golden brown  and add it to Mango Pachadi.

அனைவருக்கும் இனிய தமிழ் புத்தாண்டு வாழ்த்துக்கள்.

click the link to get     Tamil Newyear Menu.


Unknown said...

I love this manga pachadi... nicely prepared... in to do list for tamil new year :)

Anonymous said...

superb pachadi,must taste heavenly delicious,thanks for sharing :-)

Unknown said...

Lovely and delicious mango recipe!!

pankti said...

Lovely explaination and nice pachadi..

Unknown said...

happy new year.. love mango pachadi..

Julie said...

lipsmacking one,yummm :)