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The art of Tomato Pacchadi

Sun~Kissed Tomatoes of Summer

Sliced to Chunks

Simmering with Spices

Reduced and Ready to Bottle

Tomato Pacchadi (Tomato Pickle)


Thanks all for your interest in tomato pickle. Here is the Recipe:
The Art of Making Tomato Pacchadi

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Posted by Indira©Copyrighted in Amma & Authentic Andhra,Tomato (Thursday July 12, 2007 at 9:09 pm- permalink)
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  1. Hi Indira,

    First one to comment..Aha! : )
    What a lovely post! Lovely pictures, yummy looking Tomato Pickle & so tempting. Please do tell us how you prepared it! And keep up the great work!

    Comment by supree — July 12, 2007 @ 9:43 pm

  2. Wow! beautiful preparation. Too tempting!

    Comment by nini — July 12, 2007 @ 9:59 pm

  3. Lovely and Tempting as ever!

    Comment by Chandrika — July 12, 2007 @ 10:23 pm

  4. …and the art of Photography :)I need to learn that too from you!Those tomatoes look gorgeous.

    Comment by madhuli — July 12, 2007 @ 11:24 pm

  5. Hi Indira,
    I’m dying to know the recipe!! It looks too gorgeous to pass up. I feel like I absolutely have to make it with your authentic recipe 🙂
    P.S Beautiful pictures…especially the last one, yummmm!

    Comment by Nabeela — July 13, 2007 @ 12:48 am

  6. same here, same here. have u already posted the recipe indira? if not can u please post the recipe:)
    love the pictures… beautiful red colour of pacchadi

    Comment by sia — July 13, 2007 @ 1:15 am

  7. Hey Indira, my hubby has asked me to make tomoto pachhadi and u posted about it. I’ll be looking forward for the recipe then… though i’m a regular visitor to ur site, and i spent hours exploring the mouthwatering recipes, i didn’t leave a comment that often. BTW me n my hubby both are from Rayalaseema, so we are very fond of all ur recipes. My Hubby is from Nandyala n me from Anantapur.

    Comment by prathima — July 13, 2007 @ 1:36 am

  8. Came over from Terristurf. Totally impressed. Am not quite sure which I like best – your recipes, photos or description.
    Makes me sorta regret I am not in Seattle to barge in on those delicacies.

    Comment by Lakshmi — July 13, 2007 @ 1:52 am

  9. Please do share with us how you prepared it.

    Looks so yummy…

    Comment by spandana — July 13, 2007 @ 6:40 am

  10. i posted tomato pickle surprisingly 😉
    but we never made it this way
    tomato pickle is always with sun dried tomatoes for us. 🙂

    Comment by anusharaji — July 13, 2007 @ 8:28 am

  11. Hi Indira,

    I have been a HUGE fan of your website though this is the first time I am writing in. I think you’re very innovative and have a true talent when it comes to cooking.
    Would you be able to suggest some dishes that helps to cool your body down in this hot summer weather?

    Thank you

    Comment by Sheena — July 13, 2007 @ 9:01 am

  12. Looks so goooooooooood! Errrr…. , sorry .. but what spices should one use? I must try this… pl let me know!!

    Comment by Manasi — July 13, 2007 @ 9:47 am

  13. Awesome Tomato Pachadis,,,,,especially ur photography of end result makes it mouth watering……looking forward for the recipe…..

    Comment by Rashmi — July 13, 2007 @ 10:06 am

  14. Wow Indira,beautiful photos.That pachchadi looks delicious!

    Comment by Vini K — July 13, 2007 @ 12:12 pm

  15. Lovely pictures as always! Your site is really very good! Thanks for sharing.


    Comment by Kanchana — July 13, 2007 @ 1:01 pm

  16. I have seen so many cooking websites but never pictures like this.
    I never cooked before but i cook everyday now. I am a Man!
    I think you have a natural gift for this.
    Thanks a lot.

    Comment by RAJENDRAN — July 13, 2007 @ 3:44 pm

  17. I can have this with some Pasta……it looks that good!


    Comment by trupti — July 13, 2007 @ 4:53 pm

  18. where is the recipe this is not fair tempting by the mouth watering pictures please do post the recipe
    thanks a bunch

    Comment by veda — July 13, 2007 @ 5:02 pm

  19. Wow! tomato pachadi is so good to look at and get so much better if its made at home! Lovely pictures Indira , but waiting for the recipe to try.

    Comment by Dee — July 13, 2007 @ 5:12 pm

  20. I love the recipes you post on your web site. I like the pictures too. They are very useful to know how the dish is supposed to look at each stage. Please post the recipe for tomato chutny also.

    Comment by Srilatha — July 13, 2007 @ 8:17 pm

  21. The first picture captures the essence of the word “tomatoes”

    i am spellbound!

    Comment by musical — July 13, 2007 @ 9:25 pm

  22. Those tomatoes are indeed a work of art — on the vine and in the jar 🙂

    Comment by Linda — July 13, 2007 @ 11:17 pm

  23. You can’t do this to us Indira? Photolato noru oorinchi vadileyatam meeku bhaavyama? Recipe ichhevarakoo ela aagagalamanukunnaru? Nidrapoina melakuvaga unna tomato pachhadi kalla mundu medulutondi. Last photolo chinna ginnelo pachhadini choopudu velito teesi naaluka meeda raasukovataniki chala try chesi viphalamayyanu – anta tempting ga undi…
    Recipe raayakapoina photolato 22 comments rabattukunnarante….hats off to you…

    Comment by Anuradha — July 14, 2007 @ 4:09 am

  24. Wow! That looks so good. The pictures are as as amazing as always!

    Comment by TBC — July 14, 2007 @ 7:42 am

  25. Could you also post the recipe please.

    Comment by Sree — July 14, 2007 @ 9:34 am

  26. Hi Indira, this looks so lovely! My mum makes something that looks very similar, which she learned from a sweet and talented servant girl who used to work in our house. Her recipe has onions, ginger, garlic, chili powder, salt, and sugar. But we don’t bottle it — we just make a little and eat it as a side dish with our meal. I’ll be interested to compare your recipe if you do decide to post it, and will definitely try it out if it’s different from my mum’s!

    Comment by Preeta — July 14, 2007 @ 12:26 pm

  27. Hi Indira,
    I love ur recipe for this chutney…anyways I have a question which I dint get answer after a long search on google..Recently my friend made something called bagara rice…its a telanga name for pulav I guess…anyways the taste was heavenly…and she said she useda special spice called Bagara puvvu/banda puvvu as they call in telanga region of AP.have you ever heard of this spice..I’m not sure if I heard it anywhere..I would be greatful if you can put some light on this spice..I really want to buy this spice if we get it here in USA…Pls help me..I still cannot forget the taste..PLs Pls Indira…Thanks a ton in advance..

    Comment by padma — July 14, 2007 @ 6:01 pm

  28. O, I was just today thinking of looking for a recipe to make a good tomato sauce. This is perrfect!

    Comment by Inji Pennu — July 14, 2007 @ 7:07 pm

  29. Look forward to the recipe…Andhra pickles are my most fav kind – I’ve been making the Andhra mango-garlic pickle forever. The other favourite ones are this tomato one, chilli pickle, and the ginger one (the sweet kind)…hopefully I’ll find all the recipes here eventually.

    Comment by Anita — July 16, 2007 @ 9:36 am

  30. Dear Indira,
    Another picture-perfect post. The tomatoes look really red and luscious. I am going to try the pachchadi soon. It is quite different and interesting from what we make at home.

    Comment by pritya — November 25, 2007 @ 1:14 am

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