Vellarikka - Cucumber Pachadi Recipe | Cucumber Yogurt Curry - Kerala Sadya Special

Hello to all! Hope things are great with you all...Well, it's high time I posted something here..As I’ve mentioned in the earlier posts, I was too busy with some personal works, so I'm having a hard time to get back to blogging...I myself can't believe that I was too busy, Looks like it’ll be like this for the next few days too...so I thought I’ll just drop in and say hi and share this recipe for the Onam Sadya (Kerala Feast)..'Simple Vellarikka/Cucumber Pachadi' 


Pachadi is a simplest South Indian dish that falls somewhere between curry, salad and condiment this is a common dish served in Kerala Sadya (feast). Pachadi can be made of any vegetable like cucumbers, squash, mango, bitter gourd, mango, pineapple or carrot, etc. The main flavors are sweet from the coconut and sour from the yogurt. Try this healthy, refreshing and simple pachadi /curry and Enjoy!

Vellarikka Pachadi Recipe - Cucumber Pachadi Recipe - Cucumber Yogurt Curry Recipe
Preparation Time : 5 minutes
Cooking time : 8-10 minutes
Serves : 4


Ingredients :
Cucumber /Vellarikka : 1 large (peel the skin and chop into small pieces)
Ginger : 1 tsp (finely chopped)
Green Chillies : 3 nos
Grated Coconut : 1 cup
Mustard Seeds : 1 tsp
Plain Sour Yogurt  : 1 cup
Curry leaves: 1 sprig
Salt to taste
Coconut Oil : 1 tsp

How to make 
Vellarikka Pachadi - Cucumber Pachadi :

1. Cook the chopped cucumber with salt, adding little water till it turn to soft.
2. Grind the grated coconut, green chillies, ginger and 1/2 tsp mustard seeds into a smooth paste with 1/4 cup yogurt.
3. Add the coconut paste to the cooked cucumber and h
eat it over low flame. Allow to cool and add the rest of the yogurt and set it aside.
4. Heat oil for tempering in a small frying pan and add the curry leaves, mustard seeds, when the mustard seeds start popping, add it to the pachadi and mix well.
5. Serve with steamed rice and enjoy!




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Cheers!
Sangeetha

34 comments:

  1. Cucumber Pachadi is one of my fav...gorgeous pictures..

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  2. Yummy pachadi...lovely clicks..

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  3. One of my fav...lovely recipe n as usual superb clicks sangee...liked the cute bowl :)

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  4. delicious flavours in this pachadi

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  5. Delicious looking onam special using coconut. Happy Onam to you and your family.

    Deepa
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  6. Awesome click dear...you make this simple pachadi look very inviting with ur clicks...:)

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  7. adipoli pachadi...

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  8. that looks yummy and cooiing

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  9. Comforting pachadi :)

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  10. Yummy pachadi n all time my fav.. Lovely platter too !

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  11. looks delicious..simple n yumm

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  12. Love it with sambar rice or kuzhambu too! looks so fresh!

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  13. Yummy. Cucumbers are in season now and is my favorite.

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  14. nice to see u after a long time. nice outlook of the blog and delicious pachadi

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  15. Wish you a very Happy Onam!! Me making Vendakka Pachadi!! :)

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  16. wow very nice recipe for this climate,luks delicious...

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  17. Happy onam dear..adipoli pachadi

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  18. Adipoli and yummy looking pachadi :D Bookmarked :)

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  19. wow too good..Happy onam..

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  20. Lovely one Dear and a very Happy Onam to you and your family.

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  21. my all time fav!!>. vavde koode adipoli onam anallo ee pravashyam..

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  22. perfect pachadi...lovely pics..

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  23. Onashamsakal!!Vellarikka Pachadi is an all-time favorite in my home.

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  24. Looks very tempting.

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  25. wow...vellarikka pachadi adipoli aayittundu....ende husbandinte fav aanu....:)..superb clicks too..

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  26. sangeetha12:36 AM

    thnx ...i tried it..so tastier than b4 i made..thank u..

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    1. Hello Sangeetha, I'm glad that you liked it and thank for trying from this space and sharing the feedback here...much appreciated!

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  27. Anonymous12:38 AM

    Hey Sangeetha, loved this recipe, I usually made my cucumber pachadi without the ginger but tried your way and loved it.... :) Happy Onam
    Roshini

    Ps love your cutlery collection!!

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    1. Hi Roshini, Thanks a lot for trying this recipe and for your lovely comment. I'm happy that you liked my version:) Do try other recipes too when time permits.

      Happy Onam to you too :)
      Sangeetha

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  28. Anonymous2:18 AM

    super like....used to savor this at a mallu mess....

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    1. Anonymous, Thank you :)

      Cheers!
      Sangeetha

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