Cucumber pickle( Dosakaya nilva chutney )

April 13, 2009 at 5:01 pm 2 comments

Cucumber : 1 big sized
Salt : 1 1/2 table spoons
Turmeric : 1/2 teaspoon
Mustard seeds powder : 2 teaspoons ( This powder to be prepared by grinding mustard seeds )

1. Wash and peal the cucumber and drain water. Cut in to small pieces. Add some salt and turmeric. Mix well. Leave it for two hours. Then squeeze out the water from cucumber pieces with hands. Now mix mustard seeds powder.

For popu :

Vegetable oil : 3 table spoons
Mustard seeds : 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin seeds : 1 teaspoon
Fennu greek seeds : 1/4 teaspoon
Red chilli powder : 2 table spoons
Salt : 1 1/4 table spoons
Garlic crushed paste :  2 teaspoons

Preparation :

In a popu pan  fry 1/4 tsp cumin seeds and fennu greek seeds ( methi seeds ). With out oil till they become light red. grind them in to fine powder.
For popu:
Heat oil in a popu pan, once the oil is hot add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, let it to crackle.  Add garlic paste,fry for a minute.  Turn off the heat.  Keep it aside for cooling. Add red chilli powder, salt, cumin methi seeds powder, pinch of turmeric powder and prepared cucumber pieces. Mix well. Keep this pickle in a clean container and keep it. From the next day cucumber pickle ready to serve.
This is very tasty to hot and cool rice.


Entry filed under: Pickles.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. viewer9  |  May 25, 2009 at 10:25 pm

    Thank you for sharing your recipes. they are wonderful for person like me who is bachelor and on candida diet , which makes me choosy about ingredients. I never thought I can try pickles by my selves, but now I can . this remembers about those days all the women used to plan and buy , cut , dry the mongoes, tomatoes, chilli on top of the house and make big Jars of the pickles.
    thank you

  • 2. ashsh  |  July 11, 2009 at 4:36 pm

    Hello.. great recipes. Thanks a lot.

    It will be great if you can post photos showing the preparation and the final outcome…


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