Mambazha- Chakka Pachadi

A pachadi that is synonymous for this season. Though both, the ripe mango and the jackfruit are sweet, the texture of the respective fruits, add a different and unimaginable dimension to this preparation. A very innovative method of incorporating fruits as an accompaniment to the main dish.


Mango— 1/2 cup

Jackfruit— 1/2 cup

Tamarind— small lemon size

Red chill pwd— 1/2 tsp

Turmeric pwd— 1/2 tsp

Coconut— 1/4 cup

Green chili— 1

Mustard seeds— 1/2 tsp

Fenugreek seeds— 1/4 tsp

Coconut oil— 1 tsp

Salt— 3/4 tsp

Curry leaves.


Cut the mango and jackfruit into small pieces. Soak the tamarind in water. Cook the mango and jackfruit pieces in tamarind water, along with turmeric, chill powder and salt. Grind together coconut and green chili into a smooth paste. When the mango and jackfruit becomes soft, add the coconut paste and cook further for 2-3 minuts. Now heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds, when they splutter add the fenugreek seeds, when they turn red in color add the curry leaves, add this tempering to the pachadi. Mambazha- chakka pachadi is ready.

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