Saturday, June 28, 2008

Cucumber onion raita - Vellarikkai vengayam pachadi


Cucumber - Vellarikkai - 1 no. (Small)
Pearl Onion - Sambar vengayam - 6 nos.
Curd/Yoghurt - Thayir - 1 cup
Mustard - Kadugu - 1 tea spoon
Green chillies - Pachai milagai - 2 nos.
Curry leaves - Karuvepilai - small quantity
Oil for frying
Salt to taste


Wash and cut or grate cucumber into small pieces. Chopp onions, green chillies and keep it aside. Mix cucumber, onions and curd. Heat oil in a pan/kadai, splutter mustard seeds, green chillies, curry leaves and add to cucumber. Add little salt.

Cucumber onion pachadi is ready to be served. This can be served with any rice item.

Note: Use fresh curd.

Optional: Onion (Regular) can be added instead of pearl onion.

When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste.

Laiko Bahrs
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