Yellow cucumber is widely available in Andhra and so is famous there.This vegetable is so versatile like raw mango.It can be used to prepare pacchadi,dal,sambar and Avakaay and now comes the recipe for this yummy pacchadi.
1 cup finely chopped Dosakaaya(Andhra's yellow cucumber),peeled and deseeded
1/4 cup grated fresh coconut
4-5 green chillies
1 tsp tamarind pulp
1/4 tsp haldi
salt to taste
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 red chillies
1/2 tsp split urad dal
5-6 curry leaves
a pinch of hing
1 tsp oil/ghee
- Grind green chillies,grated coconut,salt,tamarind pulp,haldi to a coarse mixture.
- Now add finely chopped cucumber and grind it in whipper mode slightly(do not run much,just run once.It should be chunky).
- Heat ghee/oil in a Tadka pan crackle mustard seeds,add red chillies,urad dal,curry leaves,hing and fry it and pour this tadka to the prepared pacchadi and mix well.
- For a Vegan version use oil instead of ghee for tempering.