Pachi Paspu Besaru

Spice gravy made from raw turmeric and often enjoyed directly with steamed rice.


  • 1 cup Fresh Turmeric Roots, cut into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon jeera seeds
  • 10 Garlic pods
  • 5 Red chillies
  • 3 pieces Dry Mangoes
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 1/2 tbps Oil


  1. Boil dry mangoes in 1 cup water. Keep aside.
  2. Grind fresh turmeric into smooth paste. Keep aside.
  3. Grind cumin seeds, mustard seeds, red chillies and garlic with little water into paste. Keep aside.
  4. Heat oil. Roast grind masala paste until oil separates and colour changes.
  5. Add boiled dry mangoes and turmeric paste. Mix well.
  6. Add salt and water. Mix and bring to boil.
  7. Cook till raw smell goes away.
  8. Serve Pachi Paspu Besaru with hot rice.

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