Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Vellarikka Pachadi(Kerala Style Cucumber Raita)



Ingredients:
Cucumber          - 1
Coconut             -1/2 of a  coconut ,grated
Curd (beaten)     -1/2 cup
Cumin seeds       -1/2tsp
Green chillies      -3
Mustard seeds    -1 tsp
Curry leaves       - a string
Coconut oil         - 2 dsp
Salt as required

Method:
 .Peel off the cucumber skin and chop into small pieces.
 .Cook cucumber in a vessel with 1/4 cup of water and salt as required for a few minutes.
 .Grind together the grated coconut,cumin seeds,green chillies to a fine paste.
 .Add this ground paste to the cucumber cooked and allow it to boil in a medium flame.Switch it off immediately and remove from fire.
. Add beaten curd to this.
.In another pan , heat coconut oil, splutter mustard seeds and saute curry leaves.
.Add this seasoning to the cucumber pachadi and serve with rice.

17 comments:

Sarah Naveen said...

Adipoli vellarika pachadi...i have one in drafts ;)
This looks soo yummy, i want have it now with choru,though i m full ;)

Tina said...

Ma fav pachadi....Perfect with kuthari choru...

Renu said...

very nice raita...never thot of adding coconut! good idea

Priya said...

Gorgeous and my all time favourite pachadi..

Rekha shoban said...

wow...healthy one.

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice recipe,like to have it chilled...looks delicious

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Great recipe with okra my dear...

Gita said...

Very creamy pachadi...nice picture too :)

kothiyavunu said...

Ente version num same anu..very tempting pic..yummy!!!

Malar Gandhi said...

Very refreshing pachadi.

The egg whites omlette sounds healthy and the colorful touch is so appealing:)

vineetha said...

Oru vellarikka kittiyirunengil.........eppol thane pachadi akamayirunu :)

Anupama said...

Very creamy and yummy :-)

Gauri Gharpure said...

i had guests today and made this pachadi.. it was a hit and tasted yum.. thanks!

Usha said...

The pachadi looks inviting and delicious ! First time here you have a lovely space......

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Pachadi looks yummy,perfect with rice.

Pari said...

Hi Shahana, first time here, liked the raita. Should try this some time.
do drop by and check out my space.
http://cooking-goodfood.blogspot.com
Pari

Pavithra said...

First time here .. You have wonderful blog.. Nice dishes and tempting layout. Keep rocking!!!

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