Ugadi Pachadi

Ugadi Pachadi | Festive Special Traditional Drink

Ugadi Pachadi is a traditional South Indian dish prepared during Ugadi, it’s a new year celebrated in many parts of India with various names like Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra. There are different styles of preparation which can be found like Telangana style pachadi, Andhra Style Pachadi. This drink is very special and everyone in my home likes it very much.


Here is one poem which is generated using AI on Ugadi Pachadi. It is interesting.

Ugadi Pachadi, a traditional dish,
A symbol of life’s diverse wish.
Made on the Telugu New Year’s Day,
Its flavors depict various hues at play.

Bitterness of neem signifies challenges faced,
Sweetness of jaggery for joys embraced.
Tanginess of tamarind, a reminder of surprises in store,
Salt for balance amidst life’s uproar.

Black Pepper spice represents the fiery zeal,
Raw mango symbolizes growth, so real.
This concoction, a blend of flavors profound,
Echoes life’s journey, in every sip found.

Ugadi Pachadi, a culinary delight,
Teaching lessons through flavors bright.
Embracing the New Year with hope and cheer,
This tradition cherished, year after year.

Ugadi Pachadi

Ugadi Pachadi

Ugadi Pachadi is a traditional South Indian dish prepared during Ugadi, it's a new year celebrated in many parts of India with various names like Gudi Padwa in Maharashtra.It's a unique blend of six tastes - sweet, sour, bitter, salty, tangy, and spicy, symbolizing the various experiences of life.The ingredients, including jaggery, tamarind, neem flowers, mango, salt, and black pepper represent the essence of life's ups and downs.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Resting Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Course Special
Cuisine Indian
Servings 10 Glasses
Calories 60 kcal


  • 1 Plate
  • 1 flour sieve
  • 1 Water Sieve
  • 1 Claypot If not available, take steel one.
  • 1 Chopper Board
  • 1 Knife


  • ¼ cup Neem flower petals
  • 1 no. Raw Mango
  • 100 gm Tamarind Soaked in water for 3 hours.
  • l Water
  • 500 gms Jaggery grated or small pieces
  • 2 tbsp Melon Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Watermelon seeds
  • 2 tbsp Almonds chopped into small pieces
  • 2 tbsp Coconut grated
  • 1 tsp Black Salt
  • ½ tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Fennel Seeds


  • Collect Neem flowers from neem trees, and follow the process as shown in video to separate the petals and collect them in a small bowl.
  • Take 1 no. Raw Mango and chop into small pieces.
  • Mash 100 gm Tamarind which was soaked in water then sieve it. Collect tamarind pulp in the claypot.
  • Add 2½ l Water in the claypot. Add 500 gms Jaggery in it. Mix it.
  • Now add 2 tbsp Melon Seeds, 2 tbsp Watermelon seeds, 2 tbsp Almonds, 2 tbsp Coconut, 1 tsp Black Salt, ½ tsp Black pepper, 1 tbsp Fennel Seeds, ¼ cup Neem flower petals and chopped raw mango. Mix it and leave it for 3 hours.
  • Ugadi pachadi is ready.



Serve in a glass. Can store in fridge for 2-3 days.
Keyword Pachadi, Ugadi Pachadi



Flour sieve

Water Sieve


Chopper Board




Tamarind – 100gms

Water – 3 Liters

Jaggery – 500gms

Melon Seeds – 2tbsp

Watermelon seeds – 2tbsp

Almonds – 2tbsp

Coconut – 2tbsp

Black Salt – 1tsp

Black Pepper – 1/2 tsp

Fennel Seeds – 1tbsp

Raw Mango

Neem ke phool

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