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Cucumber Puppu Recipe

Cucumber Puppu is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 14 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 250 g - red gram dal
  • 2 - Cucumber (medium size)
  • Tamarind small Lime size
  • For seasoning:
  • 2 - Red Chillies
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • 1- onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • A pinch - asafetida
  • A few - Curry leaves
  • How to Make Cucumber Puppu:

    1. Peel the cucumber and cut into small pieces. Steam the cucumber and red gram dal separately in a pressure cooker.
    2. Soak tamarind for 15 to 20 minutes in minimum water and strain the juice.
    3. Blend the steamed cucumber and dal thoroughly. Make certain that there are no lumps seen.
    4. Place a kadai on the stove, pour required amount of oil and season with mustard, cumin seeds, onion, curry leaves, red, green chillies and asafoetida.
    5. To the seasoning, add tamarind extract and cucumber dal blend.
    6. Add salt and leave it to boil for 10 minutes.
    7. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with rice or chapatti.


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