Monday, November 7, 2011

Cucumber morkuzhambu

When it comes to morkuzhambu, you can add any type of watery vegetables. This sour and spicy gravy tempered with spices goes well with any fry or parupu usli.

  • Cucumber - 1
  • Curd - 2 cups

To grind:

  • Coriander seeds - 2 tbsp
  • Red chilly - 2
  • Green chilly - 2
  • Raw rice - 1 tsp
  • Toor dal - 1 tbsp
  • Coconut - 1/4 cup

To Seasoning:

  • Mustard - 1tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly - 1
  • Curry leaves - 5


Soak the ingredients given to grind in water except coconut for 20 mins. Then grind soaked ingredient with coconut into a fine paste.

Whisk the curd gently with salt and turmeric, add the ground paste and mix. Keep aside. Chop the cucumber into big pieces. Cook the cucumber with little water and salt. After few minutes add the curd mixture. Let it boil for 5 mins in a medium flame. Switch it off.

For seasoning, add a tbsp of oil and all the ingredients given for seasoning in the same order and add in the gravy. Add coriander leaves and serve.


Uma said...

Looks so tempting and delicious. Nice dish.
Uma@Trendy Relish

Andrea Marie said...

wow that looks absolutely delicious!! I think I wanna try this recipe sometime in the near future. Love your blog! I'm following now :)

xo andrea

Anonymous said...

Raw rice is extra frm my method,Gud to make it thick -sudha

Anonymous said...

i tried this receipe at home it was so good , usally v use ladies finger and other veg for this but cucumber is really good ..thanz for ur idea....... Ramya

Anonymous said...

good one.............let me try.

MyFudo™ said...

A unique dish for my whole family to enjoy...I love the presentation. Hearty and really flavorful!

Vinita said...

Amazing recipe...would love to try it out!

herbal medicine treatments said...

Good recipe you are provided. cucumber contains medicines character it helps body to be cool. In India, especially south indian people like to add cucumber in their diet.

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