Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Dosakaaya Pacchadi

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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.

Ingredients:
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

For Tadka:
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

Method:
  • 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.
Serve it with hot rice and ghee.

Note:
  • For a Vegan version use oil instead of ghee for tempering.

44 comments:

Pavithra said...

our family fav prathiba looking good and i never add tumeric except that everything I hope.

Pavithra said...

Oh you grind cucumber too..let me try this version next time with green chillies

RAKS KITCHEN said...

chutney looks yummy and I hav not tried this veggie b4,sounds great!

Nithya said...

Nice dish. First time to ur blog and must say you have a nice space here. Keep it going.. :)

Nithya said...

Hey sorry.. I got confused because of ur short name here.. :) Have been here before.. Nice dishes.. :)

Pooja said...

Rich n yummy pachadi! Looks so tempting!

Kitchen Flavours said...

Oh wow something new to me...looks yum.....

jayasree said...

Pachadi looks delicious. I think dosakaya is similar to what we call vallarikkai,which is kept for Vishu kani.

Parita said...

Cucumber chutney looks delicious..never knew we could make chutney with so many veggies..my yet to try collection is increasing!!!

Happy cook said...

Beautiful and dleicous.

DEESHA said...

lovely pachadi .. total comfort food

Priya said...

Delicious pachadi..would love to pick few spoons from the bowl...yummyy!!

sowmya said...

have never tried dosakaya, but have seen so many recipes with it..am tempted to try it soon..nice recipe..

Chitra said...

This recipe is new to me..i've seen this cucumber here..but never tried this..LOvely...worth to try!!

SJ said...

What is yellow cucumber? describe it naa, I will make this cos I am crazy abt pachadis I have no clue what is yellow cucmber :( Is it short and fat, that one?

Suparna said...

good one pratibha:) my amma makes it the same way...

Gita said...

It looks so delicious with the tadka...yummy :)

Padma said...

Cucumber pachadi looks so yummy Prathibha ... never tried anything with yellow cucumber ....

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Looks yummy, have used it in Kootu but never tried this chutney.

kittymatti said...

lovely recipe dearie!

Asha said...

Thanks P, loved the trip although It was shockingly hot and humid, may be because of lack of AC we are all so conditioned to here! :D

See you in fall, enjoy!:)

SJ said...

Thanks so much for the clarification. I have seen it in the desi store will try it and let you know! As for Ramaswamy you can smile :P

Ann said...

Wonderful recipe and totally new to me. Im gonna try it soon :)

Vrinda said...

This pachadi is new to me..never added tamarind in pachadi..sounds good..

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Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Coconut to the pachadi is new to me havent tried it!!! looks delectable!!

Srilakshmi said...

We just make Dosakaya pappu or dosavakaya, never tried pachadi - Would love to try your recipe!

Bhawna said...

This is new to me. Is there any other name for yellow Squash.

ARUNA said...

dosakaayi pachadi chaala baagundi Prathibha....!!!

Divya Vikram said...

That is a lovely authentic recipe!

Varsha Vipins said...

I loved the texture here Prathinbha..I sont try much of chutney excpet our normal coconut ones once in awhile for dosa's..This looks special..:)

Laavanya said...

I don't know if I've seen this here.. must keep a lookout - pachadi looks gorgeous.

SJ said...

Prathiba, I made your tawa pulao. Very good! Thanks for the recipe!!

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

Looks so yummy!

Prathibha said...

Thank you all buddies..:)

Varunavi said...

Chutney looks great prathy, i have one in my draft done by mom and she added brinjal as well to it

Priti said...

I love this one....looks yum

Sireesha said...

Marvellous chutney :)

Sireesha said...

Marvellous chutney :)

Shama Nagarajan said...

lovely recipe dear

SriLekha said...

wow! its really a very nice authentic dish!

rekhas kitchen said...

wahh pachadi that to dosakaya mmmmmmm mouthwatering. I like these spicy pachadi

rekhas kitchen said...

wahh pachadi that to dosakaya mmmmmmm mouthwatering. I like these spicy pachadi

Nagashree said...

Oh this version looks nice. Mine is more mukkala pachadi, you know what I mean right :-). will try this next time.

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