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Thakkali Pachadi – Tomato and Yogurt Chutney

Pachadi is a traditional dish in Tamilnadu and Kerala. They serve this pachadi along with milagootal in my in Kerala style of cooking. It is so simple and tasty dish which can also be served with rice and sambar/rasam. There are different types of pachadi and today I am sharing the recipe for tomato pachadi. Here you go..

Preparation time: 10 minutes

No. of servings: 4

Spice level: 3.5 out of 5


  • Tomatoes – 3
  • Yogurt – 1 cup
  • Fresh or frozen shredded coconut – 1/4 cup
  • Green chili – 2
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Urad dal (white lentils) –  1 tsp

tomato pachadi
Method of Preparation:

  1. Grind coconut and green chili to a thick paste.
  2. Mix it with yogurt.
  3. Heat oil in a seasoning pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  4. Add urad dal and curry leaves and let the lentils become golden brown. Remove from heat.
  5. Cut the tomatoes and add it to yogurt.
  6. Add the seasoning.

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  1. Wow this sounds a nice twist

  2. we too make it very often. looks very yum

  3. looks so yummy and delicious!

    • Hi thanks for visiting my blog and giving a nice comment.You too have a nice blog here.

  4. I make it but without coconut, now will try this way.

  5. you have created one wonderful space here Nithu. love to follow you. the tomato yogurt chutney looks delish!


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