Mustard seeds in Yogurt

26 Apr

aava perugu pacchadi


Yogurt 1 cup
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cilantro 10-20 leaves
Urad dal 1/2 tsp
Broken red chillies 3
Ajwain (carom seeds) small pinch
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Grind mustard seeds into fine powder.
In a bowl of whisked yogurt, add the above ground mustard seeds powder,
finely chopped cilantro and a pinch of salt.

Heat oil in a deep pan, add urad dal, ajwain and broken red chillies.
When urad dal turns to light brown, remove from heat and
add this to above bowl of yogurt.
Serve with rice or chapatis.

Notes: Add finely chopped curry leaves if you can eat them raw.

4 Responses to “Mustard seeds in Yogurt”

  1. Asha April 26, 2007 at 5:34 am #

    What a simple recipe and great tasting too:)

  2. Deepika Saripalli April 26, 2007 at 9:02 am #

    I love aava pachadi, the only diff is that we dont add ajwain ….

  3. Sharmi April 27, 2007 at 6:58 am #

    hey Raji, this is so nice , I use jeera powder usually. will try out this one.

  4. anusharaji April 28, 2007 at 12:25 am #

    @asha it does taste great
    @deepika saripalli ajwain is my pref though.
    @sharmi mustard beats jeera a lot in my case, try and let me know 🙂

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