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.
ingredients :
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
method :
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.


  1. this looks deliicous.very simple and sure it taste really u use the seed part for this preparation

  2. Subzi looks beautiful and delicious..

  3. Wat a tempting and awesome dish!

  4. thank u so much priya,divya and
    @ praniskitchen...yupp i do use the seed part ...

  5. Sonal, this is so simple..i will give it a go.

  6. yeah savi u can surely give it a try ,its really very simple and easy...and do lemme know how it turns :)

  7. I make this too. Light and lovely!

  8. I tried this recipe... very delecious.. thank u so much.


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