Halwai June 9, 2023


• 1 – Raw Mango (totapori), cut into small pieces
• 2 – Red Chillies whole
• 1 tsp – Mustard Seeds
• 1 tsp – dried neem flower (optional but if used gives a better taste)
• 1 – Lemon size Tamarind
• 1/2 cup – Jaggery
• 2 tsp – oil


  1. Soak the tamarind in 1 cup of water for some time and only the water to be taken separately.
  2. Take a kadai. Put 1 tsp oil and temper mustard seeds. Then put mango pieces and saute for 1 min
  3. Add tamarind water. Allow the water to boil for sometime until the mango pieces are soft.
  4. Then add jaggery and let it cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir continuously.
  6. Then in an another vessel heat 1 tsp of oil and add neem flower.
  7. Temper it until it turns dark brown and then add it to the mango preparation
  8. Cook for another 2 minutes and your mango pachadi is ready.
  9. This recipe can be had just like that or with vadais.

Recipe courtesy of shilpa