Recipe: Nilgiri’s Carrot Pachadi

Nilgiri’s is a famous Indian Restaurant in Sydney, named after those famous Blue Hills in India. The food there is gorgeous. Here is their Carrot Pachadi. – the South Indian version of a raita. Easy to make, easy to eat, it can be made at the last minute before serving dinner.

Are you looking for similar recipes? Our favourites are Spinach Pachadi, and Cucumber Pachadi.

Or browse other Pachadi recipes, and our Yoghurt dishes. Our Indian recipes are here, or read up on Indian Essentials. We also have a large Late Summer collection of recipes to explore.

This recipe is one of the vegetarian recipes from our first blog which was in existence from 1995 – 2006. You can browse other dishes from that blog in our Retro Recipes series.

Carrot Pachadi

300 ml full fat yoghurt 2 medium carrots, grated salt to taste
0.5 Tblspn vegetable oil 1 tspn black mustard seeds 1 red chilli, optional
0.25 tspn asafoetida powder fresh curry leaves, or dried ones at a pinch fresh coriander or mint leaves, chopped

Whisk the yoghurt until it thickens. Add the grated carrot and salt. Mix well and temper with mustard, chillies, asafoetida and curry leaves. Stir through the chopped coriander or mint leaves.

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This recipe is one of the vegetarian recipes from our first blog which was in existence from 1995 – 2006. It is cross-posted with our sister site A Life Time of Cooking. It was originally posted here as part of the Retro Recipes series.

 

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