Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Raw Cucumber Gojju


Cucumber- 1 (peeled and chopped)
Bengal gram- 1 tbsp
Coriander seeds- 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds- 1/2 tsp
Red chillies-4-5
Tamarind juice- 2 tsp
Jaggery- a small piece
Salt to taste
Coconut gratings-1/4 cup
Cilantro(cut)- 1 tsp

For Seasoning:

Oil- 2 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Black gram- 1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies- 1-2
Curry leaves-3-4
Hing- a pinch


Cut cucumber(slice it thin) in a bowl.Fry Bengal gram,Coriander seeds,Fenugreek seeds, red chillies till light brown without oil.Add all the ingredients with coconut and grind to a fine paste using very little water.
Add ground paste to the cucumber and mix well.

Heat the oil in a pan, add seasonings when it starts to split, stir into the cucumber mix.Add salt before you serve(as salt and cucumber when mixed leaves too much water).Garnish with cilantro.
 Serve with chapati or rice.

1 comment:

Madhavi said...

Hi...I love cucumber and your recipe is cool dear...great recipe. Will try soon!!! Thanxx for sharing..

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