Coconut Pacchadi


This is a staple of many Andhra households. Given its spiciness, it is had along with rice as well as with tiffins such as vadas.


1/2 coconut (grated)
10 greeen chillies
6 red chillies
2 tsp chana dal
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp salt
tamarind to taste


  • In a wok heat some oil and add the mustard seeds, chana dal and red chillies, till the mustard seeds pop and the chana dal turns brown.
  • Pour it over the green chillies and set aside to cool.
  • Once it has cooled, add the sale and washed tamarind and grind together to form a smooth paste.
  • Add the grated coconut, and grind together to blend thoroughly.

Serve fresh with rice.


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