2 Cups vellarika (cucumeber), finely chopped
1 Cup coconut, grated
3 Green chilies,
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
3 Dried red chillies, cut into 6 pieces
2 Sprig curry leaves
1-1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 Cup curd
Salt to taste
3 dsp Coconut oil
Take a pan and heat little oil in it.
Add cucumber with 2-3 tsp of water and salt to it.
Cover and cook it for few minutes till the cucumber gets cooked, keep stirring.
Grind coconut, mustard, green chillies and cumin seeds together to make a fine paste.
Add the ground paste to it and cook over medium flame.
Add little water if needed, the mixture should be thick.
Mean while heat oil in another pan and sauté 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, red chilies, and curry leaves in it.
Add this seasoning to the cucumber mixture.
Remove it from the heat
Allow the mixture to cool and combine beaten curd with the mixture.
Vellarikka Pachadi Recipe
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