Cucumber Pachadi | cucumber yogurt based gravy

As the temperature is raising i get irritated to stay in kitchen and work long so decided to go on with quick and easy recipe.this pachadi is one such easy one.

Preparation time: under 10mins
cooking time:under 15 mins


  • cucumber-1,mediun sized
  • oil-2 tsp
  • mustard-1 tsp
  • onion-1,chopped
  • Yogurt-1\2 cup
  • coconut oil-1 tbsp(optional)
  • curry leaves-few
  • salt to taste

To grind:

  • Grated coconut-1\3 cup
  • green chilly-2
  • jeera-1\3 tsp


1.Grind the ingredients under " to grind" to a fine paste with little water.Clean the cucumber,remover the seeds(eat it raw) and dice it in to pieces.

2.Heat oil in kadai,pop out mustard,then add onion ,curry leaves and saute for a while.Then add the diced cucumber pieces.Add 1\4 cup water and cook for a while.

3.When cooked add the ground paste ,salt and cook till raw smell goes.Then switch off.when it has cooled a well add in the whisked curd/yogurt and mix well.Add some coconut oil on top(its purely optional).

Serve with rice.


  1. cooling in this scotching heat.. do visit my space too wen u r free

  2. I usually do almost same process.But I dnt cook the cucumber,like it to be crunchy..May all time fav :)

  3. Cucumber pachadi looks delicious.

  4. Love this pachadi, especially during summer!

  5. Cucumber pachadi is my ultimate-comfort food :)


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