Monday, October 15, 2012

DOSAKAYA/CUCUMBER CHUTNEY

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INGREDIENTS:

Dosakai/Yellow Indian Cucumber------1  
Sesame seeds-------------------------------1/3 cup roasted
Jalapeños------------------------------------3-4 slightly fried(for spice)
Garlic----------------------------------------3 cloves slightly fried
Tamarind extract---------------------------1tsp

For Popu/Tempering:
Oil--------------------------------------------2tbsp
Urad dal------------------------------------- 1tsp 
Channa dal----------------------------------1tsp
Cumin Seeds--------------------------------1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds------------------------------1/2 tsp
Turmeric------------------------------------1/4tsp
Curry leaves--------------------------------few
Red chillies----------------------------------2-3
Hing/Asfoetida------------------------------small pinch


DIRECTIONS:

1.Peel the skin of the Dosakai/Cucumber , wash and cut into  two halves .

2.Remove the seeds and set aside to be ground along with sesame seeds to a paste.

3.Grind roasted sesame seeds initially to a smooth paste then add the cucumber seeds, fried jalapeños,fried garlic cloves ,tamarind extract and grind to a treally smooth paste adding little water.

4.Add the cucumber pieces to the ground paste, add salt as per taste and mix well.

5.Heat oil in a pan and fry all the 'For Popu/tempering'  ingredients one by one in the same order till nicely fried.
 
6.Turn off and mix the tempered oil with the cucumber and sesame mix until nicely combined.

7.Serve hot with rice.

5 comments:

Jay said...

looking forward to try this yummy version..
Tasty Appetite

Priya said...

Slurp, fingerlicking chutney, inviting.

Satya said...

chutney looks very tempting...Super Yummy Recipes

Lubna Karim said...

Tempting chutney recipe...

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