Ugadi Pachadi

On the special Occasion of Ugadi, a special dish will be made which is called Ugadi Pachadi in Telugu and Bevu Bella in Kannada which is a mixture of 6 tastes.  This dish symbolizes the fact that life is a mixture of different experiences (sadness, happiness, anger, fear, disgust, surprise), which should be accepted together and with equanimity through the New Year.

Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time10 mins
Cooking Time
Recipe CategoryFestival Recipes
Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

The special mixture consists of:
  • Neem Buds/Flowers for its bitterness, signifying Sadness
  • Jaggery and ripe banana pieces for sweetness, signifying Happiness
  • Green Chilli/Pepper for its hot taste, signifying Anger
  • Salt for saltiness, signifying Fear
  • Tamarind Juice for its sourness, signifying Disgust
  • Unripened Mango for its tang, signifying Surprise

Ugadi Pachadi
Ugadi Pachadi


Tamarind1 small lemon size
Raw baby mango(Vadu Mangai)
SaltTo Taste
Neem Flowers1 tablespoon
Grated Jaggery1/2 Cup
Green Chillies2
Chopped Coconut Pieces2 teaspoon(Optional)

Ugadi Pachadi
Ugadi Pachadi

  1. Soak the tamarind in water and extract the pulp
  2. Finely chop the raw baby mangoes. Always try to use baby raw mangoes instead of the big mangoes as big mangoes will be sour
  3. Mix all the ingredients to form a sauce like liquid. Using a spoon you can mix well so that the jaggery gets dissolved completely
  4. The yummy Yugadhi/Ugadi Pachadi is ready for neivedhyam
  5. Ugadi Pachadi
    Ugadi Pachadi

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Love this all time... Yummmmmm........

Wow your recipe of Ugadi Pachadi looks so delicious and perfect. Happy Ugadi !



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