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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Dosakaya pachadi - Cucumber Chutney - Cucumber Pachadi

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. 


Dosakaya Pachadi
Ingredients

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.

Tempering

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
urad dal - 1 tsp .
hing - generous pinch.
oil -  1 tsp.


Preparation

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).

Method

  • 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.





10 comments:

Maha Gadde said...

Nice blog n Very gud recipes.btw chutney luksyummy.but u told curumbatá agaín .is it kheera or out telugu gelos dosakaya.???
:)

Smitha Kalluraya said...

yummy .. apt for summer. i to ohave posted a dish yday frm cucumber . do chk it out

Remya Elizabeth Anish said...

Yummy cucumber pachadi.... :)

Remya Elizabeth Anish said...

Yummy and delicious pachadi......

easyfoodsmith said...

Perfect for this hot weather. Going to make it soon. thanks for sharing.

Priya Anandakumar said...

healthy and delicious chutney, looks yum...

Meena Kumar said...

Hi Gayathri,
Thank you so much for stopping by my blog and for ur comments.U have such a nice blog I am eager to learn more about vysya's recipes.

Swathi Iyer said...

Cucumber pachadi looks delicious.

Suja Manoj said...

Yummy refreshing cutney,looks so yummy

techie ZM said...

Nice Pachadi.. Looks very refreshing...