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Cucumber Koottu Recipe

Cucumber Koottu is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Cucumber - 2 or 3 (finely chopped)
  • Onion - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Garlic - 2 to 3 flakes (finely chopped
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Jeera - 1/4 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder (to taste)
  • Tomatoes - 2 or 3 (cut into cubes)
  • Haldi powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Goda masala - 1/4 or 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing (finely chopped)
  • Oil - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • How to Make Cucumber Koottu:

    1. Heat oil in a pan, put mustard seeds. After it splutters, add jeera.
    2. When it becomes dark brown in colour, add garlic.
    3. When it starts turning a little brown in colour, add the onions, fry till they turn golden brown, then add tomatoes and fry till the raw smell goes.
    4. Now add the finely chopped cucumber with some haldi, hing and red chilli powder.
    5. After it gets cooked well, add the goda masala, salt and garnish it with coriander leaves.
    6. Serve hot with rice and dal or with roti.


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