Southekayi Palida (Udupi-Style Cucumber Raitha)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Grind Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • Curd - 1.5 cups
  • Tender cucumber - 1, medium size
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Dry red chillies- 2
  • Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Grated coconut - 3 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • For Seasoning:
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • White urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

How to Make Southekayi Palida (Udupi-Style Cucumber Raitha)

  • Peel the cucumber. Cut into half, scoop out and discard the seeds. Chop it into tiny pieces.
  • Heat 2 tsp of oil in a small pan. Roast red chillies, fenugreek and mustard seeds.
  • Once mustard seeds splutter, add grated coconut and turmeric powder and roast lightly.
  • Cool and grind to a coarse paste.
  • Beat the curd till it is smooth.
  • Mix in the ground paste, cucumber and salt.
  • Heat oil for seasoning.
  • Add mustard and roast. When it splutters, add curry leaves.
  • Pour the seasoning to the curd mixture.
  • This can be served as a raitha in a meal.

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