Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Southekayi Palya (Madras Cucumber Stir Fry)



Southekayi Palya (Madras Cucumber Stir Fry)

Ingredients
1 Medium Sized Madras Cucumber cut into small cubes
4 Green Chillies Slit
Few Curry Leaves
1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
1/4 tsp Bengal gram dal (Chana dal)
1/4 tsp Split Black Dal (Urid dal)
1/2 Turmeric Powder
1/2 Coriander Powder 
1/4 Jaggary 
Salt to taste 
2 tsp Coconut oil 
1 tbsp Grated Coconut 


Method
Take a big wok and add the oil, add Mustard Seeds,cumin seeds, urid dal and chana dal, let the mustard seeds crackle. Add green chillies and curry leaves and sauté for 30 seconds. Add Madras cucumber, turmeric powder, coriander powder, Jaggary and salt, sprinkle some water, stir the vegetable. Cover the lid and cook, stirring it occasionally.Turn of the heat when all the water is evaporated and  cucumber becomes tender. Sprinkle grated coconut. Serve it with hot rice.