Ugadi Pachadi

Ingredients:

• 2tsp – neem flower
• 4 tsp – grated Jaggery
• 3 tsp Tamarind
• pinch of Red Chilli powder
• 1/4 tsp – Mustard Seeds
• Salt a per taste
• 1 tsp – oil
• 1 tsp – finely chopped Raw Mango
• 1.25 cup – water

Method:

  1. Soak tamarind in water for 1/2 hour.
  2. Boil the water for 5 minutes.
  3. Cool and blend in mixie till smooth.
  4. Pass through a sieve, removing any fibres, etc.
  5. Add mango pieces to the juice.
  6. Boil till mango pieces are tender.
  7. Add jaggery, let it cook till it melts.
  8. Remove from fire and keep aside.
  9. Heat oil, add mustard seeds.
  10. When it splutters, add neem flower and fry till light brown.
  11. Add chilli powder and salt.
  12. Mix well.
  13. Mix the neem flower to tamarind juice.
  14. Serve in small quantities.

Recipe courtesy of Sify Bawarchi