How To Make Cucumber Mustard Curry
How To Make Cucumber Mustard Curry:
Dosakaya / cucumbers – 2
Mustard seeds powder – 1 tsp (powder prep given below)
Green chillies – 2
Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp for seasoning
Zeera – 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves – few
Tamarind paste – 1/4 tsp (optional)
1. Peel and wash cucumber. Cut in half and de-seed.
2. Chop into small pieces.
3. In a pan do the seasoning with oil, mustard seeds, zeera, green chillies and curry leaves.
4. Now add chopped cucumber, salt and tamarind paste. Cook under High flame for 5 mins covering with lid.
5. When cucumber is almost done cooking, add mustard powder & red chilli powder. Cook for 2 more mins or until done.
That’t it! Super simple yet tasty Dosakaya aava koora is ready to serve with white rice along with mudda pappu or just plain rice.
Cucumber cooks very fast because of its water content. Careful not to over cook.
Aava / Mustard powder preperation:
Grind some mustard seeds into fine powder in a mixer.
You can use the quantity you want, and store the remaning in a zipock and refrigerate for freshness.