Malabar Vellarika Pachadi | How to make Malabar Vellarika Pachadi

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  29th Nov 2016  |  
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About Malabar Vellarika Pachadi Recipe

This type of Vellari is widely used in Kerala foods. The traditional Kerala pachadi is made with coconut paste and curd but I have made this recipe with onions, tomatoes and coconut paste. This dish is colourful, tangy and a great side dish for rice.

Malabar Vellarika Pachadi, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Malabar Vellarika Pachadi by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan will definitely help you in its preparation. The Malabar Vellarika Pachadi can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Malabar Vellarika Pachadi is 20 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 3 people. The recipe details out how to make Malabar Vellarika Pachadi step by step. The detailed explanation makes Malabar Vellarika Pachadi so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Malabar Vellarika Pachadi can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Malabar Vellarika Pachadi from BetterButter.

Malabar Vellarika Pachadi

Ingredients to make Malabar Vellarika Pachadi

  • 1 small malabar vellarika
  • 1 onion chopped finely
  • 1 tomato chopped finely
  • 2 green chilly
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida powder
  • few curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp urid dal
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt
  • For coconut paste -
  • 1/4 cup grated coconut
  • 4 small onions
  • 1/2 tsp jeera
  • Grind it to a smooth paste.

How to make Malabar Vellarika Pachadi

  1. Wash and peel the skin from the vellarika and remove the seeds. Chop them finely.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai and add the mustard and urid dal. When it splutters add the green chillies and chopped onions.
  3. Then add the chopped vellarika and saute it for few minutes.
  4. When the vellarika turns soft add the chopped tomatoes and saute till the tomatoes turn mushy.
  5. Then add the turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt and 1 cup of water.
  6. Allow them to cook for 10 to 15 minutes. Then add the asafoetida powder and ground coconut paste.
  7. Mix them well and add the curry leaves and give it a boil for 5 minutes or till the raw smell of the coconut paste disappears.
  8. Serve it as a side dish for sambar, rasam and curd rice.

Reviews for Malabar Vellarika Pachadi (2)

Silvia C.2 years ago

Whats vallarika:hushed:

Taahira Laiq2 years ago

thanks for sharing this authentic dish!