Vellarikka/Sambar Cucumber(image below) 1 medium size (3 cups)
Onion 1 medium (chopped)
Green chilly 1 split
Chilly powder 3/4 spoon
Salt as per taste
Coconut grated 1 cup
Turmeric 3/4 spoon
Water 3/4 cup
Mustard seeds 1/2 spoon
Coconut oil 2 tbsp
-Peel the skin,discard the seeds and cut the cucumber into cubes.
-In a blender add the coconut,water and turmeric powder and blend till smooth.Keep this aside.
-Heat a pressure cooker,add oil and splutter the mustard seeds.
-Now add the cucumber pieces,onion, green chilly,salt and chilly powder.Saute well, add 2-3 tbsp of water.
-Close the lid and keep for two whistles.Off the flame.
-After sometime open the lid,switch on the flame and add the coconut mix.Stir well.
-When it starts boiling off the flame.
-Ready to serve with rice.