On Ugadi, people buy new earthen pot, put haldi-kumkum and tie mango, neem leaves to it. A special drink called ‘Ugadi Sharbat’ (Pachadi) is prepared in this pot. Sweet roti called ‘Bachalu’ and ‘Purnam’ are also the main items on Ugadi.
Recipe for ‘Pachadi’
Tamrind: 50 gms
Raw mango: 1
Sugar: 2 tablespoons
Neem flowers: 2 tablespoons
Coconut pieces: Half cup
Jaggery: 100 gms
How to prepare Ugadi Special Recipe:
Take tamrind and soak in water for about 15 minutes. Take half a liter of water in the earthen pot and mix tamrind water, chopped raw mango, sugar, neem flowers, coconut pieces, banana and jaggery to it. Allow this mixture to cool.
Receipe of ugadi pachadi From youtube video link.