Cucumber Perakku / Kakkirikka Pachadi (No cook recipe)

Cucumber perakku

Ingredients (Serves 5)

1. Salad Cucumber /  kakkirikka – 1 medium-small, peeled and finely chopped (kothi arinjathu. Makes about 1 – 1.5 cup finely chopped)

Salt – To taste

2. Grated coconut – 1/2 cup

Green chilies – 1 – 2 small

Yoghurt – 1/4 cup

3. Yoghurt – 1/4 cup or as required

Mustard seeds – 1/8 tsp

To season

4. Coconut oil – 2 tsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Dried red chilies – 1 – 2, broken

Curry leaves – A few

Method

1. Add salt to chopped cucumber. Set aside.

2. Grind grated coconut adding green chilly and yoghurt to a fine paste. Add it to chopped

cucumber. Add the remaining yoghurt and crushed mustard seeds (instead of crushing mustard seeds separately, you can pulse it along with ground coconut for a few seconds). Mix well. Taste check for salt.

3. Heat coconut oil in a small pan. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chilies and curry leaves. Pour over the prepared perakku. Serve with rice and the other side-dishes.

Kakkirikka Perakku

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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  • Hi Maya,
    For any recipes like this, would help if you may put the measurement in cups or grams as well (For the cucumber I this one I mean). I try your recipes. They are very simple and comes out great. Thanks much.

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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