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Cucumber Dal

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About Recipe

Dosakaya pappu, Vellarikka paruppu, Sasha Sausha Daal

How to make Cucumber Dal

(20 ratings)
62 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
35 mins
Cucumber Dal
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Cucumber
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : December 26, 2016


Ingredients used in Cucumber Dal
• Cucumber (chopped) - 1 number.
• Hing (optional) - pinch.
• Curry leaves - 2 springs.
• Butter (cubes) - 1 tablespoons.
• Oil - 1 tablespoons.
• Cumin seeds - 1 tea spoon.
• Mustard seeds - 1 tea spoon.
• Salt - to taste.
• Turmeric powder - pinch.
• Red chilies - 3 piece.
• Garlic cloves - 4 number.
• Onion (chopped) - 1 number.
• Toor dal - 100 grams.
• Green chilies (finely chopped) - 3 number.
• Tomatoes (chopped) - 2 number.
• Coriander leaves (chopped) - 1 bunch.
Method:
  • Boil toor dal till it is cooked well.
  • In a sauce-pan, heat 2 teaspoons of oil, add broken red chilies to it then add mustard seeds and the cumin seeds,hing, saute it.
  • When the mustard seeds begin to splutter, add garlic, chopped onion, salt, curry leaves, chopped tomatoes and green chilies and cook it well.
  • To it, even add chopped cucumber, cover and let it cook well till the tomatoes and cucumber are tender.
  • Then add the cooked dal to the above pan and mix well.
  • Later, add butter, remove from fire and garnish with chopped fresh coriander leaves. Serve it.





Cooking with images Sitalchinni dali, Cucumber , bele






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  • vahuser

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   2017-07-19

I'm glad to find a recipe with cucumber, of which we had an abundance this year....

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  • Dee Thakore

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   2007-11-28

Sanjay, you can cook toor dal without cucumber and tomato and make it dry with...

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  • Dee Thakore

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   2007-11-28

a side dish with papadam!!

 

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  • jdeen25

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   2007-11-28

Hi sanje i like your recipe.

 
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  • TheJoyofSOF

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   2007-11-28

Lovely, and different. Might have to try this one too!

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  • rohan baryah

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   2007-11-28

as the vegetarian session is going on,can you please show how to make dal makhan...


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  • PARTHASARATHI MUKHOPADHYAY

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   2007-12-01

this is good one ..although I would not like to add water while sauting the cucu...

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  • scout062007

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   2007-12-03

Hi Chef, loved this dish too. Keep up the good work. You are the best around her...

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  • rafiqnz

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   2007-12-11

You are the Gordon Ramsey of India Chef and if anyone says anything about your a...


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  • goodswati

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   2008-04-21

vah vah guru ji.. can u please teach us how to made son papdi.. i want to lear...

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  • raju thennavan

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   2008-09-17

Hey Chef, All ur dishes r very gud.... my husband started liking it..... V eat...

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  • alubortha

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   2008-12-18

I tried this recipe it came out very well. Everyone loved it.


 


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