Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Cucumber Kichadi/Cucumber in Coconut Yoghurt Sauce

               All Keralites would be a fan of kichadi.I wasnt a fan of cucumber before getting this recipe.But since I got this recipe I would love to prepare this veg item,a form of raita,with rice always.This is a simple but delicious famous recipe of Kerala for Sadhya (a veg thali of Keralites prepared during the festival Onam).This can be prepared using many kind of vegetables provided that they should be cooked with green chilly and turmeric before mixing it with the yoghurt sauce.
                Now shall jump on to the recipe....


Preparation Time :10 Minutes,Cooking Time: 2 Minutes
2 Cups Cucumber Diced
1/2 Cup Sour Cream / Yoghurt
1 Cup Grated Coconut
1/2 Teaspoon Mustard seeds
5 Small Cloves of Garlic
Salt as per taste
3 Green Chillies / 3 Kaanthari mulak(spicy small chillies)

For Seasoning
1/2 Teaspoon Mustard Seeds
Few Curry Leaves
2 Dried Red Chilli
1 1/2 Tablespoon Coconut Oil


1. Mix the diced cucumber with salt and keep it aside for half an hour.
2. Grind Sour Cream,coconut,mustard seeds,salt,green chillies and garlic until you get a smooth paste.
3. Now add in to the cucumber mixture and stir well.
4. In another wok,heat coconut oil and spoon in mustard seeds.When it splutters,add the dried red chillies and curry leaves.
5. Stir until the curry leaves turn crispier ie about 2 minutes and dump it to the cucumber mixture.
6. The kichadi is ready to be served....
         This dish of mine is linked to the Cook with Green Event and Give Away of of Mery Tummy


  1. I came here from rafees space...Very good work...
    Keep it up always......

    1. Thankyou so much Shahina Rasi....I know its too late to reply,but was messed up with few things that I could ot even open my space....

  2. Thanku so much for stopping by my space and dropping ur valuable comments....

  3. Sadya speciala r smtg I'm zero about, pakshe thinnan nannayi ariyam!!! ;) looks yum...

    1. I don think you would be zero in any of the cooking recipes....coz I can see ur cooking experiments which are yummy....

  4. Febu,love this cucumber kichadi.

    1. Thankyou Meena Kumar.....Sorry for the late reply...

  5. really yummy n healthy..vl try this...

    1. Hope you have tried the recipe.....Sorry again for the late reply...

  6. Welcome to SNC dear.Happy to follow you.visit mine too

  7. Lovely pachadi and my favourite too :) happy to follow you here you have a lovely blog. Do visit me when you find time


  8. This the most refreshing recipe I have ever seen.. I would love to try this... Happy too meet you... Stay in touch


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