A few years back I did not know what Pachadi was, the blogging world teaches you so much. I could have never thought of making a raita (or pachadi if you would prefer) with shredded coconut. For the Orrisa Thali , I made coconut raita , though I made a very small portion. I served a tsp to everyone wondering and waiting anxiously to see the reactions of family members. Surprisingly everyone loved it and wanted more . Do I need to say more ?
Nadiya Pachidi

Serves : 4
Recipe source : I camp in my kitchen


4 tbsp fresh coconut
1 cup yogurt
2  green chilly
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp shredded ginger
Pinch hing
Salt to taste


Whisk the curd.
Add shredded coconut, salt and ginger.
Heat oil in a small pan.
Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and finally the green chilly.
Pour the tempering over the yogurt mixture.
Chill and serve as an accompaniment.

Nadiya Pachadi / Coconut Raita

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