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.
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.
|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.
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.