Cucumber is a low calorie vegetable, which is an excellent cooler in summer months. Cucumber is rich in potassium. It also contains dietary fiber, vitamins and anti-oxidants. Cucumber can be eaten raw in the form of salads, juice or raitha.
Curds – half a tumbler or 100ml
Cucumber – medium sized 1 no or small 2no, grated (வெள்ளரிக்காய்)
Green chilli, chopped – 1 no
Salt – to taste
Curry leaves – a few
Coriander leaves – chopped, 1 teaspoon (optional)
Oil – 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds – ½ teaspoon
Asafoetida – a pinch
|Cucumber pachadi (வெள்ளரிக்காய் பச்சடி)|
Note: Grated cucumber will become slightly watery when mixed with salt. You may squeeze the water out and discard. Then add the curds. This will make the pachadi thicker in consistency.
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