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Drakshi Saasive Recipe

Drakshi Saasive is a popular Indian Side dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - Fresh Grapes (green or black)
  • 1/2 cup - Grated coconut, fresh/frozen
  • 3-4 - Dry red chillies, low-medium spiced
  • 1/4 tsp - Tamarind paste (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp - Jaggery (optional)
  • 1.5 tsp - Mustard
  • 2 tsp - Oil
  • 1 strand - Curry leaves
  • A pinch - Hing
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Drakshi Saasive:

    1. Wash and slit each grape in the centre and keep aside.
    2. Grind coconut, red chillies, tamarind, jaggery and salt to a smooth paste with some water.
    3. Add half a teaspoon of mustard to this and pulse a couple of times.
    4. Mix the ground masala paste and the grapes, add water to get the desired consistency. Adjust ingredients according to taste.
    5. Season with tempered mustard, hing and curry leaves.
    6. Serve immediately with hot steamed rice.
    7. Recipe and Image courtesy: Ramya


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