Vellarikka Kichadi

by RugminiKamalan
Vellarikka Kichadi
Vellarikka Kichadi is a tasty and mildly spiced cucumber side dish that goes very well with hot steaming rice. With its tangy mild flavor, Vellarikka Kichadi is a cool comforting dish. The dish is unique and special with cooked cucumber pieces tossed with coconut mixture and dipped in creamy curd. This is a Sadhya special dish very prevalent during Onam celebrations. The dish is relished along with other vegetarian delicacies served for a Sadhya. Curd is nutritious and good for cooling the body especially in summer. This is one of the easiest of dishes that can be prepared in a jiffy when time is short. You can explore the nutritious dish here, well detailed in short meaningful sentences.
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Vellarikka Kichadi
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 9
Rating: 5
You:
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Instructions
  1. For preparing the dish, Take a pan and cook the diced cucumber along with some water, chillies and salt. Let the water content dry up completely.
  2. Take a blender and grind together the grated coconut and cumin seeds to a coarse paste.
  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 the kichadi dish with mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves.
  6. Allow it to cool.
  7. Add curd to this mixture and mix well.
  8. Vellarikka Kichidi, a tasty side dish with rice is ready. It adds a flavor to the rice dish and within minutes you will be seen asking for more of the kichadi. Among vegetarian dishes, this particular kichadi dish stands out.
Recipe Notes

You can explore a variety dish served for Onam here Puli Inji. You can also visit this link Pineapple Pulissery.

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8 comments

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mahmoodchalil September 8, 2008 - 12:00 am

tested tasted and enjoid

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susan November 22, 2008 - 12:00 am

Easy to prepare.

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krishna priya August 25, 2007 - 12:00 am

Thanks for this superb recipe. I didnt know that crushed sesame will taste this good when added to curd.

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Sumayya S Noushad June 25, 2009 - 12:57 am

Supercool recipe, Ms Kamal! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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preetha September 8, 2006 - 12:00 am

it was a good dish ,enjoyed our onasadhya thanks

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Vanaja Warrier April 17, 2006 - 12:00 am

This is very easy to prepare. Very YUMMY !!!

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Priya Jimmy Mathew November 24, 2006 - 12:00 am

Thank you verymuch for this recipe .It was very tasty.taaaaaaaaaaaa

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Anita Christy February 6, 2007 - 12:00 am

Great Recipe!! Thanks for your contribution

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