Thakkali Carrot Thayir pachadi

Thayir pachadi is a simple South Indian style raita made with with some raw vegetables, mixed with curd. It pairs well with paruppu vadai, paratha and is made on festival days. This is a traditional recipe made for feast. There are different types of pachadi and this is one of my favourite pachadi that my mom makes at home. It is easy to make and healthy too.


Curd- 2 ladle

Carrot – 1/2 (Grated)

Salt- To taste

To grind

Coconut- few pieces

Tomato- 1

Carrot- 1/2 (sliced)

Cilantro- Few

Green chilli- 1

Curry leaves – few

For Seasoning

Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves – few

Oil – 1 tsp

  • Wash and chop the tomatoes.
  • Split the carrot into two halves. Grate one half and chop the other half.
  • Grind the coconut, tomatoes, chopped carrot, green chilli, half the curry leaves.
  • Transfer it to a vessel.
  • In a pan, add oil and splutter mustard seeds. Once they crack, add the curry leaves.
  • Mix it with the curd before serving.
  • Finally add the chopped coriander.
  • Add salt before serving, else it becomes watery.


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