Vellarikka-parippu curry

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
35 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
. Dal/parippu/Yellow split peas-1/4 cup

. Vellarikka/Cucumber- 1 cup, cubed

. Curry leaves, a few

. Drumstick/Muringakka- 5-6 split into two

. Fenugreek/Methi/Uluva-a pinch

. Coconut Oil- 2 tsp

. Mustard seeds, to splutter

. Coconut grated- 1/2 cup

. Chilly Powder- 2 teaspoons

. Turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoons


  • Cook dal and keep aside. Cook cucumber and drumstick together with some salt.
  • Once its cooked add dal into it. Boil for 2 minutes.
  • Grind together coconut, red chilly powder and turmeric powder.
  • Add this ground mixture into the cooked vegetables and dal.
  • Simmer and boil till the raw taste of coconut and chilly goes. add some salt.
  • In another pan, heat oil splutter mustard, curry leaves and methi.
  • Add this into the the curry and close the lid for a few seconds.
  • Switch off the flame and give a stir while serving so that the spluttered items will get mixed with the curry.
  • Adjust salt if required. Can be served with kerala rice as a side dish.

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