Dosakaya Chutney (Yellow Cucumber Chutney)
Dosakai chutney is a delicious yellow cucumber chutney from the South indian Cuisine. You can relish this chutney with steamed rice or chapathi and ghee.
- 1 yellow cucumber (dosakai) large size , cut in cubes
- 1 onion medium size, sliced
- 2 tomatoes mediumsliced
- 3 green chilies (can be varied as required)
- ¼ cup coriander leaves tightly packed
- Salt as per taste
- 1 tbsp oil 15ml
- 1 sprig curry leaves
- 1 tsp urad dal (split white lentils)
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 2 tsp oil
In a pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil. Add cubed cucumber and toss on high heat for 2 minutes.
Take off the stove and empty the fried cucumber cubes to another bowl.
In the same pan now, add sliced onions. Toss on high heat for a minute. Add tomatoes, green chilies, toss for another minute till all the raw smell is eliminated and tomatoes get soft.
Take it off the stove and allow it to cool.
Blend together the cucumber, tomatoes, onions, green chili, coriander leaves, tamarind pulp and salt to a smooth paste.
Empty the chutney in a bowl.
Heat oil in a small pan.
Add mustard seeds and allow it to crackle.
Add urad dal and fry till light golden brown.
Add curry leaves and fry for few seconds.
Pour this tempering over the prepared chutney.
Enjoy the chutney with Dal, Rice, Khichdi, Pongal, Dosa, Idli, Uthappam or any snacks of your choice.
Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 186mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 599IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg