Lemon Cucumber Chutney

18 Sep

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Dosakaya Kobbari Pachadi

Ingredients:

Lemon Cucumber 1 small
Freshly Grated Coconut 1/2 cup
Jaggery 1/2 inch piece (optional)
Green Chiles 2
Tamarind 1 inch sized ball
Salt to taste

Talimpu:

Urad Dal 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Broken Dried Red Chiles 4
Curry Leaves 5
Asafoetida a big pinch
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Using a mortar and pestle, first mash the tamarind, green chiles and salt thoroughly.
Then add freshly grated coconut and finely chopped cucumber.
Lightly mash the whole mixture few times and remove into a bowl.
Alternatively, coarsely grind everything using a spice blender.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds almost stop spluttering, add this to above chutney bowl.
Briefly stir and serve with steamed rice and ghee.

Notes: Make sure not to grind this cucumber chutney into paste.

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