Nellikai pachadi / Gooseberry raita

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Pachadi / Raita prepared with gooseberry or periya nellikai or malai nellikai which has lots of health benefits. Gooseberry raita goes well with any variety rice.

Nellikai pachadi


      • 1 cup – Yogurt / curd
      • 2 or 3 nos – Gooseberry / Nellikai (chopped finely)
      • 1/4 tsp – Ginger (chopped)
      • 1 no – Green chillies (as needed)
      • Salt to taste


      • 1/2 tsp – Oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds
      • 1 pinch – Asafoetida

Nellikai pachadi process

Preparation method:

  1. Take a mixture grinder, add chopped gooseberry, ginger and green chillies, grind it to a coarse paste. Then transfer this mixture to beaten curd along with little salt.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, season with items given in the list for seasonings. Gooseberry raita is ready to serve.

Nellikai pachadi


  • You can also add 2 tbsp of grated coconut while grinding gooseberry mixture.
  • Do not grind gooseberry to a smooth paste.
  • Increase or decrease number of green chillies as per your spice level. 

Nellikai pachadi


  1. Very healthy and delicious pachadi. Nice clicks dear.

  2. wow thats am very delicious and yummy nellikai pachadi :)

  3. curd and amla :) thats a tempting combo in pachadi..

  4. Healthy and tangy pachadi,looks delicious...

  5. Healthy and tasty Pachadi. Also easy to prepare.

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