Tag: Cucumber

Soups

Cucumber Soup

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup cucumber / kakkirikka / salad vellarikka, chopped1 slit green chilli2 tbsp heaped cornflour1 egg, beaten1/2-3/4 tsp pepper powdersalt to taste1-2 tbsp spring onion, chopped Preparation: Peel and chop the cucumber into small pieces and keep it aside. In a bowl, add an egg and beat well with a spoon and keep […]

Salads/ Condiments, Salads/ Raita

Mango Salad

Ingredients: 2 big mangoes1 cup lettuce , chopped1 small cucumber, chopped1 tbsp mint leaves, chopped2 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp lemon juice1 tbsp honey salt to taste1/4-1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper Preparation: Peel and chop mangoes into small cubes. In a mixing bowl, add mangoes, lettuce, mint leaves and cucumber and combine well. In a small […]

Drinks, Food, Summer Specials

Cucumber Juice

Ingredients: 1 big cucumber 2 tbsp lemon juice sugar as required 5-6 mint leaves 2 cups chilled water Preparation: Peel and chop cucumber into pieces. In a blender, add the chopped cucumber, lemon juice, sugar and mint leaves and blend well adding chilled water. Pour it in serving glasses and serve…

Food, Salads/ Raita

Cucumber Raita

Ingredients: 1 cucumber 1 1/2 cup yoghurt 1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped 1/4 tsp cumin powder 1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped salt to taste Preparation: Peel and chop the cucumber into fine pieces. Add little salt to this and keep it aside for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, add the yoghurt and stir well. […]

Food, Salads/ Condiments, Salads/ Raita

Coconut- Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 1 big cucumber, peeled and chopped 1 big tomato, finely chopped 1 big onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup grated coconut 1- 2 green chillies 1 cup thick yoghurt salt to taste Preparation: Grind the grated coconut adding green chillies to a thick paste and keep it aside. In a bowl, add chopped cucumber, onion, […]

Food, Popsicles, Summer Specials

Cucumber – Strawberry Popsicles

Ingredients: 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped 1 cup strawberries, hulled and chopped 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice 4-5 tbsp sugar ( or as required) Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped cucumber, 1 tbsp lemon juice , enough sugar and 1/2 cup of water and blend well until smooth.  Fill popsicle moulds halfway with this cucumber […]

Chicken, Food, Salads/ Raita

Cashew and Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 2 cup boneless chicken, cut into small cubes 1/2 cup cashew nuts 1/2 cup apple, cubed 1/2 cup cucumber, cubed 1/2 tsp sugar 1/2 – 1 tsp pepper powder 1/2 cup mayonnaise few coriander leaves, chopped salt Preparation: Cook chicken pieces with little pepper powder and salt adding water. In a bowl, add the […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Dosa, Food

Cucumber/ Kakkirikka Dosa

Ingredients: 2 cups raw rice/ pachari 1 cup cucumber/kakkirikka, peeled and chopped 1/4 cup grated coconut 1/4 cup cooked rice water as required salt Preparation: Soak raw rice in water for 4-5 hours. Grind it with grated coconut, chopped cucumber, cooked rice and salt adding water to a smooth batter. Add enough water to make […]