Vellarikka Pachadi, Kerala Style Cucumber Kichadi

3.9, 40 reviews

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3.9, 40 reviews

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Posted on 24, Apr 2012
Serving 3-4 people
Ready in 15-20 minutes
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Ingredients
  • Chopped Cucumber, small cube sized - 1 cup
  • Yogurt ~ Curd - 1 cup
  • Mustard seeds - 1 Teaspoon
  • Dried Red chilllies - 2 Nos
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Coconut oil - 1 Tablespoon
  • Water - ¼ cup
  • Salt as required

For Cococnut paste:

  • Grated coconut - ½ cup
  • Green chillies - 2-3 Nos
  • Mustard seeds - ½ Teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds - ¼ Teaspoon
Directions
  1. Grind together the ingredients listed in 'For Coconut paste' and make a fine paste. Set aside.
  2. In a pan, add chopped cucumber, ¼ cup of water, salt and mix well. Cover and cook until the cucumber pieces are soft.
  3. Then add in the prepared coconut paste and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat. Add more water at this stage, if needed.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds.
  6. Add in the curry leaves, dried red chillies and fry for few seconds on low heat.
  7. Pour this seasoning over the curry and let it cool slightly.
  8. Once the mixture is slightly cooled, add in the yogurt and mix well. Adjust salt.
  9. Serve with rice.
3.9, 40 reviews

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