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Vellarikka Pachadi/Cucumber Pachadi

Vellarikka Pachadi/Cucumber Pachadi

Today's recipe is a simple and refreshing pachadi made with golden cucumber.Mixed with yogurt and seasoning,you have a delicious side dish for rice.

Cucumber- 1 medium sized
Green chilly- 2
Salt to taste

To make a paste
Coconut- 1/2 cup
Cumin- 1/3 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1/3 tsp
Garlic- I clove (optional)
Yogurt- 1 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Dry red chilly-2
Curry leaves- a few
Coconut oil- 2 tbs

Cut cucumber into thin small pieces. Cook this along with green chilly, salt and 1/3 cup of water.

Make a fine paste of coconut, cumin,mustard seeds and garlic.Mix this into yogurt and whisk . Pour this to the cooked cucumber and mix well and put it back to stove and simmer in low flame for one till it gets warmed up. Switch off the flame.
Note : do not put in a high heat, Do not heat it too much,otherwise the yogurt will separate.

Heat oil and add mustard seeds and when it splutters add dry red chilly and curry leaves and fry. Add this to the curry and mix well,serve with rice.

Try this,
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. Delicious and refreshing pachadi..

  2. Yummy tangy pachadi....

    Today's recipe:

  3. I bet this dish is really refreshing!

  4. Adipoli pachadi, amma used to make it.

  5. Hi Suja Dear,

    First i thank you for your continuous support to me Suja :)

    Pachadi looks AAawesome!!!

    Keep on Dear :)

  6. Simply love this healthy pachadi,love it.

  7. Lovely are making me hungry....

  8. The most loved pachadi ...looks nice

  9. The most loved pachadi ...looks nice

  10. Refreshing pachadi. I have loads of this when I'm dieting !!

  11. Love this of my favorite thayir pachadis..looks delicious

  12. My fav tastes really yummy..

  13. I prefer to call it as comfort...Especially the days we don't need a heavy meal...divine !

  14. I prefer to call it as comfort...Especially the days we don't need a heavy meal...divine !

  15. Hi suja, how are you. many thanks for your concern, my parents better health now. my net connection came back fine. never tried cooking the golden cucumber before. Your recipe looks very refreshing and appetizing, suitable with rice. have a nice day dear.

  16. Such a simple yet tasty dish :)

  17. ഹായ് സുജ ജി....... നമ്മുടെ മുരുക്കുംപുഴ കമല്‍ സര്‍ സംവിധാനം ചെയ്യുന്ന സെല്ലുലോയിട് എന്നാ സിനിമയുടെ ഷൂട്ടിംഗ് ഉണ്ടായിരുന്നു, പ്രിത്വിരാജ്, മമത, ശ്രീനിവാസന്‍ തുടങ്ങിയവര്‍ ഒക്കെ ആയിരുന്നു പ്രധാന താരങ്ങള്‍ , മലയാള സിനിമയുടെ ചരിത്രം പറയുന്ന സെല്ലുലോയിടിന്റെ ഭാഗം ആകാന്‍ നമ്മുടെ മുരുക്കുംപുഴക്കും കഴിഞ്ഞു...... പിന്നെ ബ്ലോഗില്‍ രണ്ടു പുതിയ പോസ്റ്റുകള്‍........ വിലക്കുകള്‍ ഇല്ലാത്ത ലോകത്തിലേക്ക്‌, തനിയാവര്‍ത്തനം ...... വായിക്കണേ.............

  18. Refreshing pachadi recipe!

  19. refreshing and perfect to take during summer time..

  20. This is my fav. beetroot pachadi is also my fav.. I can have rice with only pachadi as side dish.. this is yumm. i am drooling here.


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