Saturday, June 19, 2010
kheere/kakdi/cucumber ki sabzi
My hubby loves this cucumber vegetable and he usually likes it with plain dal and rice,this recipe is picked up from my mom in law and i usually stick to the same ingredients ,very simple ,healthy and easy to make.
2 medium size cucumbers ( i used lebanese cucumbers )
1 tbsp ground roasted peanut powder
2 tbsp corriander pwd
1 tbsp red chilli pwd ( adjust acc to the taste )
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric pwd
1/2 tsp hing/asafoetida pwd
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil
Peel and cut cucumber into cubes.Heat oil,splutter mustard and cumin,add hing,turmeric pwd and cucumber pieces.Mix well,add salt, corriander and red chilli pwd ,mix again and cover and let it cook for a while,keep stirring at intervals,cook till tender,add peanut powder and mix for two mins.Remove from heat ,garnish with corriander leaves and serve hot with phulkas/chapatis/parathas/dal and rice.