Beetroot Pachadi | Kerala Style Beetroot Pachadi Onam Sadya Special

Beetroot Pachadi | Kerala Style Beetroot Pachadi Onam Sadya Special

Kerala beetroot Pachadi

This Kerala style beetroot pachadi or beetroot raita is a delicious and very traditional pachadi which is inevitable during Onam Sadya feast. It has a flavour combination of mildly sweet,sour and spicy. The luscious pink colour pops out on the banana leaf while serving for Sadya feast. Its a very simple recipe and can be done in a jiffy. There are many variations for this pachadi or raita,here I have posted the very basic recipe. Check out how to make this yummy beetroot pachadi recipe below.


For Paste-

Grated coconut-2 Tbsps

Green chillies-1 no

Cumin seeds-1 tsp

Other ingredients-

Grated beetroot -1 no

Slightly whipped curd-1 cup

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Red chilli-1 no


Curry leaves

Coconut oil-1 tsp

Recipe Video


👉First grind the ingredients given under For paste to a fine paste adding very little water.

👉Heat coconut oil in a kadai add mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chilli and allow it to splutter.

👉Add the grated beetroot and saute well. Sprinkle little water and allow the beetroot to cook until 3/4 done .

👉Now add the ground coconut paste, salt and mix well, rinse the mixie with little water and add the remaining paste. Allow it to cook for 2-4 mins until raw smell goes.

👉Now you can either switch off the gas and add whipped curd and mix everything well or you can add the curd keeping the flame in low bring it a slight boil and then remove from fire.

👉Traditional Kerala beetroot pachadi is ready to serve for Onam Sadya.

Preparation time-15 mins



You can add ginger garlic along with coconut for grinding if you like.

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