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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Southekai Palya / Cucumber Palya

Ingredients:
1 medium sized Cucumber / Southekai
2-3 tsp grated Coconut
Salt to taste
Pinch of Turmeric powder
1/4 tsp Chilly powder
2-3 Curry leaves
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Black Gram seeds
1 tsp Oil

Recipe:
Remove the seeds of cucumber and chop it into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below.
Add mustard seeds, black gram seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves and chopped cucumber. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt, water and cook them well by covering the lid. Once the water content is almost dried, add grated coconut and stir it. Keep the palya in low flame for about 2-3 minutes. It goes well with Rice.

1 comment:

Kadhyaa said...

my all time fav palya this is :)