Posted by Anjus on Feb - 7 - 2012 under Uncategorized
  • Vellarikka: 250g
  • Curd: 1 cup
  • Salt: to taste
For Grinding
  • Grated coconut: 1/2 cup
  • Shallots: 2-3
  • Green chilly: 1 (small)
  • Cumin powder: 1/4 tsp
For Seasoning
  • Dried chilly: 1 or 2
  • Curry leaves
  • Mustard seeds
  • Oil
Cuisine: Cooking time: 15 mins Serving: 3-4 people

Initial Preparations:

  • Peel cucumber and cut it into small thin pieces.
  • Grind together all the ingredients with a little water to form a smooth paste.
  • Powder a tablespoon of mustard seeds and keep aside.
  • Slice green chilly and shallots into thin pieces.


  1. Cook the cucumber pieces with sliced green chilly enough water and salt.
  2. Add the coconut paste into it and cook it for a few minutes.
  3. Add the powdered mustard seeds and mix well.
  4. Allow this to cool and mix well by adding curd with a little water.
  5. Do the seasoning, by spluttering mustard seeds and adding shallots, dried chilly and curry leaves.
  6. Pour it into the curd mix and cover it with a lid.
  7. Mix well before serving.



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