Southekayi Koddel

I got this recipe from Sushma's blog. I prepare this atleast once in fortnight. It is now in our 'fav' list. You have to just visit Sushma for the yummy recipe. She has used Winter melon and I substituted it for Cucumber!.

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You need the following to make Koddel :

1 big Old Cucumber (Peel and Chop, deseed the cucumber)
1/2 coconut grated (about1.5 cups fresh/frozen)
3-4 red chillies
1 tsp jeerige/cumin
2.5 tsp dhania/coriander seeds
1/4th tsp methi seeds/fenugreek seeds
1 tbsp thick tamarind extract
jaggery (1 medium grape size)
salt according to taste

Seasoning:
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
6 curry leaves
a pinch of asafoetida/hing
coriander leaves (for garneshing)

Method :
1.Season the vegetable in a vessel you intend to make sambar. Add chopped cucumber pieces, 1 cup of water and cook the cucumber.
2.Meanwhile roast cumin, coriander, fenugreek, redchillies separately on a hot pan. Let them cool
3.Grind the cumin, coriander,fenugreek, redchillies with fresh grated coconut to a smooth paste.
4.Add this to cooked cucumber, add little more water if required, salt, tamarind juice, and jaggery.
5.Bring to boil. Taste the Koddel before you switch off the stove.

Southekayi Koddel is my entry for AFAM-Cucumber hosted by Neha of Tasty Recipes. AFAM was the brain child of Maheshwari of Beyond the usual blog.

13 comments:

EC said...

Looks yumm..will try sometime

Asha said...

I love Koddel too, so yummy. Looks great with Southekayi! :)

Cham said...

Very different ur curry!

notyet100 said...

sambhar with cucumber,..looks yum,..

Paru ... said...

Very freshing..Nange southekai tumba ista..

Manju said...

looks delicious!!

sowmya's creative saga said...

substituting cucumber sounds good..i have never used cucucmber for anything except salads..looks yum.

Andhra Flavors said...

looks great, different one.

Priya said...

Quite a different dish...very new to me..

Sush said...

I'm happy that you liked the recipe. Thanks for those lovely words Lakshmi.

Priti said...

Nice one LG..looks gud

Neha said...

Nice curry, a different one, thanx for sending...

Tan.wiratchada said...

A lot of things about indian dish never know and try before. I should try next trip when visit Indian restaurant or I'm not sure if I can find all the ingredient need.:)