Dosakaya Chintakaya Pachadi

imageDosakaya chintakaya pachadi

This is one of the amazing pachadis from Andhra cuisine. The pachadi is prepared with Curry cucumber(Dosakaya), tamarind thokku along with chutney ingredients. The pachadi is so tasty with the flavours of spices, coriander leaves and tanginess. The dosakaya chintakaya pachadi can be served with hot steamed rice or dosa. I’ve posted already two variations of preparing dosakaya pachadi. Here I present tasty dosakaya chintakaya pachadi to relish on any day. Njoy Cooking, Serving n Savoring!

Author: Akshayakumbham
Course: Chutneys
Cuisine: Andhra
Servings: 8 – 10

Ingredients:

Dosakaya: 1 no. Medium

Chintakaya thokku: 1 tbsp

Urad dal: 1 tsp

Chana dal: 1 tsp

Coriander seeds: 1 tsp

Red chillies: 10 nos.

Green chillies: 3 nos.

Coriander leaves: Few

Oil: 1 tsp.

Tempering:

Oil: 1 1/2 tbsp

Chana dal: 1 tsp

Urad dal: 1 tsp

Mustard seeds: 1 tsp

Cumin seeds: 1 tsp

Hing: A pinch.

Method of preparation:

1. Rinse well Dosakaya with water. Peel the skin and chop the dosakaya into fine pieces.image

2. Take one tbsp of chintakaya thokku from the stored one into a bowl and keep aside.image

3. Roast the urad dal, chana dal, coriander seeds and red chillies in a tsp of oil. Allow them to cool down.

4. Take a mixer grinder and put all the roasted ingredients. Grind them to a fine powder. No need to add any salt, because chintakaya thokku has good amount of salt.imageimage

5. Now add green chillies also and grind them to get a smooth texture.

image6. Now add chintakaya thokku and grind once again.image

7. Now add fresh coriander leaves and grind together.image

image8. Now add chopped cucumber and use pulse button so that all the ground spices mix well with cucumber pieces. Transfer the pachadi onto a serving bowl.imageimage

9. Heat small kadai and pour oil for tempering.

10. Put mustard, urad dal, chana dal and cumin seeds. When mustard seeds splutter add a pinch of hing into it.image

image11. Pour the tempering onto the dosakaya chintakaya pachadi.image

12. Now the dosakaya chintakaya pachadi is ready to serve with hot steamed rice or dosa along with coconut chutney.image

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