Tuesday, December 19, 2006
Manglore style cucumber raitha
Here is a recipe from south India.This is a recipe which is prepared in all the functions in mangalore.Its a side dish which has the crunciness of cucumber and creamy yogurt and richness of coconut in it.
Cucumber - 1 small[2 cups]
Coconut - 2-3 tsp
Green chillies- 2 finely chopped
Thick yogurt- 1 cup
fresh cream - 2 tsp
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Cumin - 1 tsp
Dry chillies - 2
1.Chop finely or grate the cucumber and keep aside.
2.Now make a paste out of coconut,curds,chillies,mustard.
3.Now mix the paste , cream,salt to the cucumber
4.Take 1 tsp ghee in a pan add cumin and chillies to it and wait till it splutters.
5.Then add the cumin to the cucumber and give a gentle stir.