Cucumber Masala Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Cucumber Masala Rice

  • For masala powder:
  • Roast copra with 1 teaspoon of oil till brown.
  • Remove and reserve.
  • Heat one more teaspoon of oil and roast rest of the ingredients.
  • Cool all these and powder coarsely.
  • For rice:
  • Peel the cucumber and cut lengthways into half.
  • Remove the core and cut the flesh into 5cm long fingers.
  • Heat ghee and add mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add the black gram dal and peanuts.
  • When they turn brown, add curry leaves.
  • Add cucumber pieces and 1/2 cup of water.
  • Simmer till cucumber is cooked, but firm.
  • Add the tamarind pulp and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the rice, masala powder, and salt.
  • Mix well and keep covered on a low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from fire and stir in the coconut.
  • Serve hot.