Cucumber is known as dosakaya in telugu. Cucumber has sour taste usually used in preparing vegetarian recipes. Cucumber chutney is a traditional recipe in andhra. It is very spicy recipe with delicious taste.
- Cucumber pieces- 2 slices
- Green chillies-6
- Red chillies-2
- Asafoetida- pinch
- Salt to taste
- Oil- 1/2 cup
- Turmeric powder- pinch
- Coriander leaves for garnishing
- Black gram- 2 spoons
- Tamarind paste- 2 spoons
- Urad dhal- 1/2 spoon
- Mustard seeds- 1/2 spoon
- Cumin seeds- 1/2 spoon
- Chopped coriander leaves- 1/2 cup
- Curry leaves- 1 spring
Step 1: Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, black gram fry them till they split.
Step 2: Add green chillies, red chillies and saute it for 2min.
Step 3: Add asafoetida and fry them well.
Step 4: Off the flame and separate oil from chillies and seeds.
Step 5: Using mixer, grind chillies, black gram and mustard seeds into paste.
Step 6: Later, add tamarind paste, turmeric powder and salt, grind them well.
Step 6:Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds,curry leaves and urad dhal saute it for 2min.
Step 7: Add cucumber pieces and saute it for 5min till they get boiled into half.
Step 8: Add grinded paste of chillies, black gram etc and mix it well
Step 9: Add chopped coriander leaves for garnishing and serve it in a bowl.
Enjoy the taste of cucumber chutney with hot steamed rice..