Dosakaya Pachadi is an authentic Andra Recipe, mainly made during festive occasions and served with meals. This cucumber pachadi goes very well with hot rice, curd rice, idli,dosa and chapathi. Being 96% water, cucumbers are great for keeping you hydrated.Cucumber is an excellent source of silica, which is known to help promotes joint health by strengthening the connective tissues. They are also rich in vitamin A, B1, B6, C & D, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium.
Cucumber - 3/4 cup (Grated)
Roasted Chanadal - 1/4 cup.
Coconut - 1/2 cup.
Green chillies - 5.
curry leaves - 1 sprig.
coriander leaves - 1 tbsp.
tamarind - 1 small piece
salt - to taste.
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
urad dal - 1 tsp .
hing - generous pinch.
oil - 1 tsp.
Grate the cucumber and mix with little salt and keep it aside for 15 minutes, cucumber oozes water. Then squeeze the cucumber to remove the water in it.you can use that water, to make majjika pulusu(more kuzhambu).
- Take a blender/Mixie add coconut, roasted chana dal, green chillies, curry leaves, coriander leaves, tamarind , needed salt and grind everything into a fine paste with needed water.
- Mix Grated cucumber with this ground paste.Now cucumber chutney is ready.
- Heat the oil, add mustard when it splutters, add urad dal, hing. When dal turns golden brown pour it over chutney as Tadka.
- Goes very with Hot rice, curd rice, idli, dosa and chapathi's.