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Sunday, 19 August 2007

Vellarikka Pachadi / Cucumber Raita


Vellarikai ( Cucumber) 250 gms
Curry leaves little
Mustard 1/2 Teaspoon
Red dry chili 2 or 3
Curd 1/2 Cup

To make a paste:
  • Green chili 2, grated coconut 2 tablespoon and jeeragam 1/2 teaspoon.
  • Grind the above in a mixcy by adding little water.
  • Add oil to kadai, add mustard when it splits add curry leaves, red dry chili and cucumer fry it for a while.
  • Add the grinded paste to the kadai.
  • Cook the cucumber.
  • Add salt and add curd before switching off the stove.
Vellarikai Pachadi is a great side dish, you can also have it with steaming rice.

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