Thursday, August 19, 2010

Cucumber Chutney

This recipe is from cookbook "Cooking at home with Pedatha. An authentic recipe of Andhra. The blend of tamarind, flavour of sesame seeds powder with cucumber gives a petulant taste. It goes well with chapathis.rotis and dosas.
  • 2 Cucumber peeled and chopped in 1inch long and 1/2 inch cube
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 
  • 2 tsp Sambar powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sesame seeds  
  • 1 tbsp Jaggery
  • 3 tbspTamarind pulp
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriender leaves for garnish  

  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp black gram
  • 2 red chilies
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida powder
  • few curry leaves 
  • Dry roast the sesame seeds and grind to fine powder. keep aside
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a medium saucepan, add mustard seeds when it splutters add black gram,curry leaves, red chilies and asafortida powder.
  • Add chopped cucumber and saute for min, add turmeric, tamarind, sambar powder, sesame seeds powder, jaggery. Cover and cook in a low flame until the cucumber are tender.
  • Laslty, add the salt, mix well and granish with finely chopped coriender leaves.


Suman Singh said...

chutney looks delicious..very tempting pics!

Satya said...

chutney looks really tempting ...very new pickle to me ...thanks for sharing


? said...

Madhuri that looks beautiful!
And I am eyeying the bamboo basket = it looks very much like our 'vatti' that we use to carry/transport vegetables, grains. coconuts and such..; smaller elegant versions exist for serving banana chips during feasts

Rachana said...

The cucumber chutney looks so tempting and the clicks are very beautiful, Madhuri.

Priya said...

Woww cucumber chutney looks very irresistible, makes me drool..

Gulmohar said...

Yumm chutney and that basket is lovely :-)

Jay said...

innovative n healthy d awesome clicks.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

this sound so refreshing!

Nandini said...

Wow! What a chutney! Incredibly spicy! Cool shot!

Sushma Mallya said...

Your clicks are always beautiful...and this chutney is something new and different and surely looks yum

Kalyani said...

wow the chutney looks very nice and this is a new recipe to me .... Thanks for sharing.......


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