Kirbi cucumber/ Pandiri Dosakaya 1
Tamarind Extract 1 tsp
Green chillies 3
Garlic pods 2
Cumin seeds/ Jeera 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Method of preparation:
Peel and chop cucumber into small cubes.
Remove stems and slice green chillies
Wash and chop tomatoes coarsely
Heat a tsp of oil in a pan, add tomatoes and green chillies.
Saute for a minute or two, or until tomatoes become soft.
Remove from heat and cool it down.
Grind the sauteed tomatoes, green chillies with garlic pods, jeera, tamarind extract and salt into smooth paste.
Finally add chopped cucumber cubes and grind for 2 seconds.
Serve with rice or roti.
Notes: You can do talimpu with mustard seeds and hing if you wish.