Mangalore cucumber ghassi (curry)

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2

Sprouted green gram 1/4 cup

Salt as required

For Grinding :

Red chillies 7

Coriander seeds 1/2 tablespoon

Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

Fresh grated coconut 1/2 cup

Jaggery(powdered)- 1 tablespoon

Tamarind a small piece

For seasoning:

Coconut Oil 1 tablespoon

Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

Red Chillies- 3-4

Curry leaves-4-5

Turmeric-1/4 teaspoon

Coriander(chopped)- garnishing


  • Cut the Cucumber into cubes and cook it.(Don't cook very soft). Pressure cook sprouted green gram for 10 minutes.
  • Dry roast the spices separately and then grind them with coconut, tamarind.
  • Take a pan/kadai. Heat oil and add seasoning ingredients one by one.
  • Add cooked cucumber and green gram dal to this. Also add the ground paste.
  • Add salt and little water if needed. Cook until the gravy is thick.
  • Garnish with coriander.


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