Beerakaya Pachadi

Beerakaya Pachadi

Published on Dec 01 2012 // All Recipes, Pickle Recipes

Beerakaya Pachadi


beerakaya pachadi


First of all know some issues with beerakaya pachadi we can also call this as beerakayi thokku pachadi.This is simple delicious cpachadi(chutney) is a great way to start a meal in andhrapradesh(India).usually we take this beerakay chutney(pachadi) with rice this is a great combination let us see how we can prepare this recipe .

Reuired Ingredients for Beerakaya pachadi:

  • Ridge gourd(beerakaya)                     250 gms
  • Urad dal                                                   1 1/2 tbsp
  • Red chillies                                              4
  • cummin seds                                           1 tsp jeera/
  • mustard seeds                                         1/2 tsp
  • fenugreek seeds                                       little
  • pinch sugar                                              little
  • Tamarind                                                  little
  • Oil                                                               2 tsp
  • salt                                                              enough for taste
For tempering

  1.  Mustard seeds        1/4 tsp
  2.  Red chilli                   1
  3.  Pinch of hing/asafoetida
  4.  spring curry leaves   1



Procedure for cooking

1) First of all Wash the ridge gourd and chop it into chucks. and keep them Keep aside.

2)Heat the  pan, add oil,add urad dal, cummin , mustard and fenugreek seeds. Once cummin seeds starts to splutter then  add red chillies and stir all of them for a minute. Take them into plate

3)In the same pan add 1 tsp of oil and the choped ridge gourd and fry for 1-2 minutes or until it becomes brown.

4)Once it cools add the ridge gourd to the above grinded powder with tamarind,salt,sugar and grind to a fine paste.

5)Now for tempering heat  pan and oil  then add mustard seeds,hing. Once it splutter add the red chillies and curry leaves and saute it for 1/2 min and immediately pour it over the chutney.

TAke it into a serving bowl thats it tasty beerakaya pachadi is ready to be served. serve this recipe with rice or roti is also good.

1.Do not peel the ridge gourd as it gives a unique flavor and it is full of fibre.
2.Do not overcook the ridge gourd as it will loose its flavor.


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Oil – 1/2 cup

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