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
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
Coconut Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli - 1
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.
|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|
|mix well and cook again for few more minutes|
|Add in tamarind pulp|
|Bring it to a boil|
|Now add in coconut paste|
|Simmer for few minutes|
|Heat coconut oil|
|Add in all seasoning ingredients|
|sizzle for few minutes|
|Pour this over the curry|
|Delicious looking curry done|