Tomato Pachadi

5 from 1 vote

Thakkali pachadi or Tomato raita is a simple, tasty, delicious and creamy side dish. It is served as a side dish for any pulao varieties.
Traditionally we make it as a side dish whenever we make Poricha kuzhambu. Since Poricha Kuzhambu is made without tamarind, tomatoes and curd in this pachadi give a wonderful combo...
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Served AsLunch
Recipe Taste Salty, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 3 tomatoes ripened and firm, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon urad dal
  • 5 - 6 curry leaves
  • 1 pinch asafetida
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 coconut fresh
  • 2 - 3 green chilies
  • 1 ginger small piece
  • 1 cup curd


  • Heat a pan with oil and do the seasoning with mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. Once they splutter add a pinch of asafoetida and put the tomatoes and add required salt.
  • Keep frying in medium flame till the tomatoes are cooked well. Switch off the stove and keep it aside for getting cold. Grind the coconut, green chillies and ginger to paste adding some water.
  • Add the paste to the curd and mix well without any lumps. Once the fried tomatoes are cooled down add them to the curd.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 111 kcal | Carbohydrates: 11 g | Protein: 7 g | Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 196 mg | Potassium: 250 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 873 IU | Vitamin C: 75 mg | Calcium: 102 mg | Iron: 1 mg

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