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Vellarikkai Thayir Pachadi (Cucumber Raitha)

posted 8 Sept 2013, 00:11 by R A   [ updated 8 Sept 2013, 00:14 ]
Cucumber - 1 no
Green Chilly - 2 nos
Curd - 2 cups (unsour)
Curry leaves - a few
Coriander leaves -1/4 cup
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Asafodeita - 1 pinch
Broken Urad Dal - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Grate cucumber funely. Add salt to it and mix well. In a seasoning laddle heat oil and add mustard seeds, when they splutter add broken urad dal and mix well till it becomes red in colour. Add slit green chillies and curry leaves and saute for a few mins. Add asafodeita and pour it on top of the cucumber. Chop coriander leaves finely.

Add curd just before serving. So that it will not become sour.