Home Kulambu Vellarikka Puli Curry Recipe / Cucumber Kuzhambu Recipe

Vellarikka Puli Curry Recipe / Cucumber Kuzhambu Recipe


Amma is a expert in making pulikary. I have already shared a ladyfinger pulikari recipe in this blog, this is another recipe made with cucumber. Both are kind of similar recipe but taste so good. Perfect spicyness, tangyness and saltyness..Love it with hot rice. You can check out my other kuzhambu recipes too.

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 20 to 25 mins
Serves : 4
Cucumber – 1 medium size peeled, deseeded & cubed
Ladys Finger / Okra – 2 chopped
Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi – 2 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1 tsp
Cumin Powder / Jeera Podi – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Tamarind Pulp – 3 tblspn
Fresh Coconut -1/2 cup grated

For Seasoning:
Coconut Oil – 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku – 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu – 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli – 1

Take coconut in a blender and make it into a fine paste. Set aside till use.
Take ladyfinger and cucumber in a kadai. Add in water and cook this for 10 mins or so, till the veggies are done.
Now add in cumin, chilli, coriander, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well.
Add in tamarind water and bring this to boil. Simmer for 5 mins or so.
Now add in coconut paste and mix well. Bring this to a boil. Switch off the heat,
Make seasoning by heating oil and crackling mustard seeds, urad dal and dry red chillies. Pour this over the gravy and mix well.
Serve with rice.

Take all your ingredients
Make coconut into a smooth paste
Take cucumber and ladyfinger in a kadai
Add some water
Cook it till the veggies are tender
Add in spice powders
mix well and cook again for few more minutes
Add in tamarind pulp
Bring it to a boil
Now add in coconut paste
Mix well
Simmer for few minutes
Heat coconut oil
Add in all seasoning ingredients
sizzle for few minutes
Pour this over the curry
mix well
Delicious looking curry done

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