Friday, December 11, 2009

TomatoCucumber curry

This is a very simple side curry dish for rice....The main ingredients for this is tomato and south indian  cucumber.Its available in almost all indian shops.
Actually this curry is one of the favourite from mom's recipes.Now my husband also loved to have this with rice,so its a common in our recipe list too... if u combine this curry with rice and add a fish fry then u can have a  super tasty meal.Don't forget to try that too...
Cooking time - about 15 minutes
Tomato - 1 number
Cucumber - 1/4 portion
Green chili - 1 number
Coconut -1/4 cup
Cumin seed - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder -a pinch
Salt - to taste

For Seasoning 
Mustard seed - 1 tsp
Red chili - 1 number
Oil - 1 tbs
Curry Leaves - 4 leaves
Step 1 :Cut the tomato and cucumber into small square pieces

Step 2 :Boil the cut vegetable , the green chili and turmeric powder with  1 cup of water.If u r using the cooker wait until 2-3 whistle.

Step 3 : Grind the coconut cumin seed and turmeric powder together..

Step 4 :Add the grinded mix into the cooked vegetable and boil it for 5 minutes.

Step 5 :Heat oil in a pan add the mustard seed once the seeds started spluttering add the red chili and curry leaves once it get sautes add the cooked mix into it..Just heat it for 1 minute in low flame...The Curry is ready to eat...

Points to ponder
  • Don't add more water for boiling the vegetable...
  • Don't overcook after adding the coconut mix..

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