Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Vellerikka Perekku (Tempered Indian Cucumber - Mango salad) Kannur special



Ingredients

Indian Cucumber - 1
Raw Mango - 1
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Mustard seeds - 3/4 tbs
Redchilly powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt

For tempering

Curry leaves
Whole red chillies - 1-2
Mustard seeds

Preparation

Peel the skin of the cucumber. Remove the seeds from inside and slice cucmber very thinly( paper thin).Marinate the sliced cucmber with salt and turmeric powder and keep it aside for 1/2 an hour.Strain the water that comes out from the cucumber and squash it gently to remove water completely.Add finely chopped raw mangoes to it.In a belnder make a coarse pase of grated coconut,mustard seeds and redchilly powder.Add this to the salad.Check the salt.Finally in a pan add some oil and sputter mustard followed by curry leaves and whole red chillies.Pour this to the salad.

This salad goes well with rice as a side dish.

27 comments:

Aparna said...

ethu kannur item aano..nice recpe..

An Open Book said...

kollallloooo

Vrinda said...

Nice recipe,Ente Amma ithundakkarunde but as curry...Nice one

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice recipe vineetha, never tried cucumber this way,surely must be good

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Nice combination Vineethe, cucumber and mango :-) Cool....

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Kairali sisters said...

Hmm never heard of this before. kandittu kolamallo. elupavum anu..

Love
Kairali sisters

Rachana Kothari said...

A delicious combo, Vineetha!

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Great combo, looks so yummy dear...

Ms.Chitchat said...

A nice recipe,quickie too.

Suja Sugathan said...

Nice recipe dear..super combo,must try this.

Sarah Naveen said...

nice recipe...adipoli combo..onnu try cheyyanam...

SathyaSridhar said...

Wooow,,kannur special ah looks superb makes me hungry dear..

Shriya said...

Love this curry. Yummy and never made cucumber curry. Must be delicious.

Swathi said...

This one is really good. I will try.

Priya said...

Thats a refreshing salad, looks awesome..

Panchpakwan said...

Simple yet delicious summer salad..

simply.food said...

This salad sounds delicious.

GayathriRaj said...

HEY thats a nice one....i dint do anything with that...now when i get it from store will surely try...

Yummy Team said...

Never heard of this before..kandittu superb!! Nice recipe!

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

ethinte curry amma undakarundu.ella kannur specials um poratte :)

An Open Book said...

hey vineetha..i found them by luck at asda...in the indian food section..i dont think its always there, but was lucky enough this time...
otherwise ive seen it only in indian stores

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

lovely comvo,,,mango and cucumber..looks lovley

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Hi Vineetha
Just shared few awards with you. please accept those...
Hamaree Rasoi

Dolly said...

Vineetha..Good to see u back..Good to know u had a great time with ur sister and ur BIL. I'm sure ur little one must have been so happy as well.

This is a new recipe to me..But quite flavourful..cucumber and mango..great for summer ..Will try ur Kannur special soon..

Sarah Naveen said...

hello...hellooo..hello.....

PranisKitchen said...

my favorite veggie indian cucumber..this kannur special dish is really good..looks so delicious..nice combination of the cucumber and mango ..

Pari said...

Hi. First time here. and loved the salad for it's simplicity and taste.
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