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Fresh Turmeric Masala Gravy / Pachi Paspu Besaru


                     Hi friends today i coming with very new recipe Fresh Turmeric Root Masala gravy.This is very healthy and tasty.This recipe from my mom.  

            Turmeric has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries.The roots of the turmeric plant contains curcumin an anti-oxidant that research points to fighting cancer.Turmeric powder(used in many curries)is formed by drying the roots of turmeric plant)ginger family) and grinding them to a powder.
                If these roots are available to you in Indian/Asian grocery stores(they resemble ginger,but are less bulbous),this is a simple,tasty recipe.


Fresh Turmeric Roots-2 cups (cut into small pieces)
Mustard Seed-2 tsp
Jeera Seeds-4 tbsp
Garlic pods-20 nos
Red chillies-10 nos (acc to ur taste)
Dry Mangos-6 nos
Salt to taste
Oil-5 to 6 tbsp

First wash and chop into  small pieces.Keep it aside.

Boil the dry mangoes in water.
Grind fresh turmeric pieces into smooth paste.Keep it aside.
Now grind cumin seeds,mustard seeds,red chillies and garlic and add little water and gring into paste. Keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan.When oil is hot add the grinded masala paste and fry it until the raw smell goes away and oil will separate,color will change.
Now add boiled dry mangoes and grind ed fresh turmeric paste mix well and add salt and water.Mix well.Bring to boil for 30 to 45 minutes.cook till the raw small goes away.
Remove from the stove.

Serve with hot rice.



Nice recipe divya..sounds interesting..thx for sharing healthy & wonderful recipe..


very beautiful n healthy dish...i heard about this root but never made anything out of it ...thanks for sharing divya




Fresh turmeric masala gravy is a totally new dish to me.It looks very delicious.Love the step by step presentation.Thank you and your mom for sharing such a healthy and delicious curry.Will definitely make it.


Wow.. what a lovely color with fresh turmeric.. looks great divya :)


wow using fresh turmeric is really very gud for healthy,luks delicious...


THis absolutely a new dish to me...I even never heard of this kind of dish...We take the raw turmeric alongwith jaggery thats all...but never thought that a gravy can also be made out of that...thanks for sharing this nice recipe....


Fresh turmeric masala gravy is new one to me. Looks delicious. Nice step-step presentation.


thats a very flavourful dish..really healthy one.. always like to see such new dishes.. good one very well explained

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes)

looks yum n delicious...simply mouthwatering..

Hamaree Rasoi

Never knew that fresh turmeric can be turned into a masala gravy also. New to me...Looks delicious
Hamaree Rasoi

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover

look mouthwatering!


Very interesting recipe. Never heard of any dish with turmeric roots. Very well illustrated with beautiful clicks.


Simply superb... what a step by step presentation... really love it...


I never knew we could cook fresh turmeric. Wow.. its looks simply superb. Thanks for sharing :)

Treat and Trick

Quite new to me and very interesting recipe, looks yummy...



I have never used fresh turmeric in my cooking. The gravy looks lovely! Thanks for sharing!


Love the colour. Looks very delicious. Turmeric is very good for health. I love to use it too.


colourful delicious recipe


Wowo this dish is really new to me. Looks so so healthy and yummy.


wow, look at that color, amazing. Very new recipe for me. Mom used to make pickle of this turmeric root, but never pulusu with it. Great one :)


Nice recipe. This is something new to me. Book marked.

Mrs.Mano Saminathan

Very different and tasty gravy! nice explanations with lovely photographs!

Sadhana Valentina

Really a healthy one to give a try dear...well done..

Padhu Sankar

Recipe is new to me .Sounds interesting


Totally new recipe.Bookmarking this one

Sarah Naveen

this is new to me..looks so delicious..


completely new to me, will try some time, thanks divya

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