Danger pachadi is a classic dish originating from Thanjavur, and it is traditionally made with roasted Urad Dal Powder. The term Dangar refers to the dough prepared with Urad dal flour, also known as Appalam or Papad dough, in Marathi. This dish is a testament to the cross-cultural influences present in Thanjavur’s cuisine, as it is believed to have been inspired by the Maratha dynasty that once ruled the region.
Dangar Pachadi is served with variety rice dishes and also with spicy kuzhambu. It also pairs well with Tamarind Pongal (Puzhi Pongal) or Tamarind Upma (Puzhi Upma).