Vellarikka Pachadi Recipe

Vellarikka Pachadi is a tasty side dish made of cucumber. Learn how to make/prepare Vellarika Pachadi by following this easy recipe.
Vellarikka Pachadi Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 8.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 2 Cups vellarika, finely chopped
  • 1 Cup coconut, grated
  • 3 Green chilies,
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 3 Dried red chillies, cut into 6 pieces
  • 2 Sprig curry leaves
  • 1-1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Cup curd
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 dsp Coconut oil
How to make Vellarikka Pachadi:
  • Take a pan and heat little oil in it.
  • Add cucumber with 2-3 tsp of water and salt to it.
  • Cover and cook it for few minutes till the cucumber gets cooked, keep stirring.
  • Grind coconut, mustard, green chillies and cumin seeds together to make a fine paste.
  • Add the ground paste to it and cook over medium flame.
  • Add little water if needed, the mixture should be thick.
  • Mean while heat oil in another pan and sauté 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, red chilies, and curry leaves in it.
  • Add this seasoning to the cucumber mixture.
  • Remove it from the heat
  • Allow the mixture to cool and combine beaten curd with the mixture.