Preparation Time : 5 minutes
Cooking time : 8-10 minutes
Serves : 4
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 heat it over low flame. Allow to cool and add the rest of the yogurt and set it aside.
5. Serve with steamed rice and enjoy!
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