Ingredients - Vellarikka Kichadi

Cucumber(Vellarikka) - 250 gm
(peeled, cleaned and cut into very small pieces)
Green chillies - 5 nos
(cut into small round pieces)
Grated coconut - 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds - ¼ tsp
Mustard seeds - ¼ tsp
Curd(not sour) - 1 cup

For seasoning:-
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Dry red chillies(Kollamulaku) - 1 - 2 nos
Curry leaves - A few


1)Cook the cucumber along with some water, chillies and salt.

2)Grind together the grated coconut and cumin seeds.

3)Add crushed mustard seeds to it and mix well.

4)When the cucumber is completely cooked (there should not be any amount of water left in the vessel), add the ground coconut mixture into it and mix well.

5)Season it with mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves.

6)Allow it to cool.

7)Add curd to this mixture and mix well.