Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Madhura Pachadi/Mixed Fruit Pachadi

Mixed Fruit Pachadi

Madhura pachadi or sweet pachadi is a traditional Sadhya dish very pleasing to the palate with its perfect balance of sweetness, sourness and spiciness. It is a unique dish and the fruity flavors of pineapple,ripe mango and ripe plantain along with ground coconut paste blend so well and is enticing.Try this,you will surely love it.

Pineapple - 1 cup
Ripe sweet mango- 1 medium
Sweet plantain/Ethapazham- 1 medium
Grapes- a hand full
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Chilly powder- 1/3 tsp
Green chilies-1
Sugar or jaggery- 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Yogurt-1/2 cup
Grated Coconut- 1/2 cup
Ginger- a  slice
Cumin seeds- 1/3 tsp
Mustard- 1/2+ 1/3
Dry red chilly- 2
Curry leaves- 2  springs
Coconut oil- 2 tbs

Chop the fruits into cubes. Mix turmeric, chopped green chilly,turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt. Add 1/3 cup of water and cook till the fruits is soft and cooked. Add sugar or jaggery.
Make a fine paste of coconut, ginger,cumin and 1/3 tsp of mustard seeds. Add this to the cooked fruits along with yogurt and mix well. Simmer in low for about a minute and add grapes. Continue to simmer till the grapes becomes soft for about a miute. Switch off the flame.
In a pan heat coconut oil and add mustard seeds, when it splutter add dry red chilly and curry leaves. Fry for a minute and pour over the curry and mix.Enjoy!

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy.


  1. Very yummy and mouthwatering dish..loved the sweet and sour taste.

  2. Woww... Very interesting recipe.. looks awesome !!

  3. Thanks for posting this interesting recipe. Would surely try this one out.

  4. this one is completely new for me, loved it

  5. Wow...pachadi looks so yummy....:-)

  6. interesting recipe dear...lovely color like to taste now...:)

  7. Sweetness in this will give it a unique taste! Loved this preparation :)

  8. Totally drooling here !!! This looks amazing :)

  9. would love to try this... pineapple pachadi is one of my fav... this looks even more tasty
    Noel Collectionsk

  10. Yummy !

  11. That is so healthy!!! from the look of it, I thought it is a dal!!!
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  12. One bowl with diff flavors of the fruits. wonder how tasty that must hv been

  13. Never tried mixed fruit pachadi, now I can't wait! Phaps this Onam :)

  14. New to me. Sounds interesting. Sure to give a try.


  15. We do not have sweet pacchadi's for our sadya's suja. Is this Thrissur style or from further south?


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