How to make Cucumber kadi--- cucumber recipes

How to make Cucumber kadi--- cucumber recipes
I feel ,whatever we make, the new recipes, the traditional old ones ,though appreciated always, sometimes fails to satisfy the family members , especially when a particular demand is not fulfilled.Everything else made with love loses its value.Oh??You did not understand... Just a thought.

We have to keep on looking for new recipes or modify the old ones so that there is some so called change.

So today , I made this kadi( spicy buttermilk) the usual way, only, thought of adding some cucumber cubes. I have never used cucumber in anything expect in salads and recently in my bhel.

I have seen people adding Dudhi/lauki/bottlegourd in kadi. But cucumber also seemed a great idea and tasted delicious. Everyone loved it and the smile was brought back!!!

How to make Cucumber kadi--- cucumber recipesI feel ,whatever we make, the new recipes, the traditional old ones ,though appreciated always, sometimes fails to satisfy the family members , especially when a particular demand is not fulfilled.Everything else made with love loses its value.Oh??You did not understand... Just a thought. We have to...

Summary

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  • Courseside dish
  • Cuisineindian
  • Cooking Time15 minutesPT0H15M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time25 minutesPT0H25M

Ingredients

Cucumber- cut in cubes
1/2
Buttermilk - .
1 cup diluted to make 2 cups
Besan/dal powder- tbspn
gram 1
Ginger garlic green chilly paste
2tsp
Bay leaf- small piece
1
Cinnamon
1''
Cardamom
2
Cloves
2
Salt
to taste
Turmeric powder
1tsp
Asafoetida
a pinch
Oil
1tsp
Mustard
1tsp
Jeera
1tsp
Fenugreek seeds
1/2tsp

Steps

  1. After diluting the buttermilk, add besan and mix well. Keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, jeera, fenugreek seeds and rest of the spices. Then add asafoetida and garlic ginger and green chilly paste.Saute and then add cucumber pieces. Saute well and add turmeric powder and salt and allow the cucumber to cook till tender. Then add the buttermilk and heat for another 4-5 minutes.
  3. Serve with rice, but I love with chapatis too.

Do try , you will fall in love with the taste just like me.