Aug 11, 2014

Vellarikka Puli Curry Recipe / Cucumber Kuzhambu Recipe


Amma is a expert in making pulikary. I have already shared a ladyfinger pulikari recipe in this blog, this is another recipe made with cucumber. Both are kind of similar recipe but taste so good. Perfect spicyness, tangyness and saltyness..Love it with hot rice. You can check out my other kuzhambu recipes too.


Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 20 to 25 mins
Serves : 4

Ingredients:

Cucumber - 1 medium size peeled, deseeded & cubed
Ladys Finger / Okra - 2 chopped
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 2 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Cumin Powder / Jeera Podi - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Fresh Coconut -1/2 cup grated

For Seasoning:
Coconut Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli - 1

Method:

Take coconut in a blender and make it into a fine paste. Set aside till use.

Take ladyfinger and cucumber in a kadai. Add in water and cook this for 10 mins or so, till the veggies are done.

Now add in cumin, chilli, coriander, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well.

Add in tamarind water and bring this to boil. Simmer for 5 mins or so.

Now add in coconut paste and mix well. Bring this to a boil. Switch off the heat,

Make seasoning by heating oil and crackling mustard seeds, urad dal and dry red chillies. Pour this over the gravy and mix well.

Serve with rice.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients

Make coconut into a smooth paste

Take cucumber and ladyfinger in a kadai

Add some water

Cook it till the veggies are tender

Add in spice powders

salt

mix well and cook again for few more minutes

Add in tamarind pulp

Bring it to a boil

Now add in coconut paste

Mix well

Simmer for few minutes

done

Heat coconut oil

Add in all seasoning ingredients

sizzle for few minutes

Pour this over the curry

mix well

Delicious looking curry done

serve

8 comments:

  1. Delicious and lovely looking curry. Excellent preparation.
    Deepa

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  2. Hai aarthi ,
    For this kozhambu ,do u want to add onion ,tomato and garlic?

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  3. Came out fab..gr8 work... :)

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  4. It's tasty...my hubby loves it.thanks

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  5. The way you presented is fantastic!!!!
    well done :)

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