Inji pachidi /Ginger Pickle

Onam always gives a feeling of something new and beautiful. Now this is my first Onam with my new blogger friends and i am really happy to celebrate this Onam with you all.Wishing you all a prosperous and memorable Onam!!! Here i have made a few Onam special recipes, hope you all would like it.

1 inch piece ginger
1/2 cup grated coconut
1/2 tsp chilly powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 lemon size tamarind ball ( pulp extracted)
1/4 - 1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste

For tempering:
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 - 3 red chillies
few curry leaves


Wash and chop ginger into small pieces or grate it.
Heat a pan and dry fry it till crisp, and keep aside to cool.
Heat a pan and fry grated coconut , chilly pwdr and coriander pwdr until dark brown on a medium heat.
Once cooled grind the coconut mix, fried ginger, 1/4 - 1/2 tsp sugar to a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, once it starts popping add red chillies and curry leaves.
Add the ground paste, tamarind juice, a pinch of turmeric , salt to taste and cook until it gets thicker.
Serve it for the Onam Sadhya/ can be refrigerated.


  1. Hi ya!
    First time here. U have lovely blog and awesome pics.

    Yummy enji pachidi! looks hot hot hotty! :-)

    Will visit you often for sure.

  2. Hi Vijitha,
    Thanks a lot for your inspiring words.
    Do drop in. :)

    Thanks Sarah. Do visit again :)

  3. You have a great blog..the pics are just fantastic..


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