Make Ugadi Pachadi, Prepare Ugadi Pachadi, Ugadi Pachadi Procedure, Ugadi Pachadi Preparation
Ugadi Pachadi is a special dish that is prepared by Telugu speaking people, ie. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Ugadi Pachadi is a combination of 6 tastes and each taste represents the experiences of a person in life. It is a mixture of good, bad, happy, sorrow etc.
Ugadi Pachadi 6 tastes are:
Sweet (teepi) : Jaggery(Bellam), can also use honey or sugar
Sour (pulupu) : Tamarind (chinta pandu), can also use lemon juice
Bitter (chedu) : Neem Flowers or neem buds (Vepa puvvu, margosa), can also use menthi seeds
Spicy (karam) : Chilli Powder or Green Mirchi (pacchi mirapakaya), can also use Pepper
Salty (Uppu) : Salt
Tangy : Raw Mango
Ugadi Pachadi 6 tastes and their representation:
Sadness – Bitter (chedu)
Happiness – Sweet (teepi)
Anger – Spicy (karam)
Fear – Salty (Uppu)
Disgust – Sour (pulupu)
Surprise – Tangy
Process To Make Ugadi Pachadi
Ingredients Requires To Make Ugadi Pachadi :
Neem flowers(vepa puvvu) : 2 tea spoons
Grated Raw mango : 2 Table spoons
Tamarind : A small lemon size ball.
Green chillies : ½ tea spoon (finely chopped)
Salt : quarter tea spoon
Jaggery (Bellam) : ½ Cup (powdered)
Banana (Ripe) : 1 No.(chopped to small pieces)
Soak tamarind in water for 15 to 20 min and make pulp. pulp water should be thin not thick, you can add water to pulp water too.
Add some jaggery mix it well so that it dissolves completely now filter out that water into a new bowl to filter out impurities .
Then add neem flower petals
Then add green chillies you can use chopped pieces or mashed(grinded),
Then add salt and mango pieces
Then add Chopped banana
Mix them well and serve it