CucumberTomato Pulissery is a traditional styled, tangy flavored and slightly spicy curry. Packed with a ton of flavors from the coconut, cumin, chilies and tomato, this is a quick side dish to go with rice. You will find the dish served in grand Sadhyas. This tomato and cucumber combo makes a great dish for the diet conscious. CucumberTomato Pulissery is one of the easiest of dishes that can be prepared in a jiffy. Vellarikka Pulissery is one of the essential dishes that is prepared almost everyday in Malayalee homes. This is a basic side dish that goes perfect with hot rice. Typically served for noon day meals it makes an excellent dish. This is a nutritious dish, rich in vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Vellarikka Pulissery dish here that can be easily prepared at home. Enjoy the pulissery dish with your family.
Add 2 cups of Water also and cook the Cucumber pieces in medium flame. When the Cucumber pieces are cooked well, add Tomato pieces also, stir and cook the mix for about five minutes.
Then add the ground coconut and boil the mix for about another five minutes. Add the Curd (and some Salt also, if necessary) and stir it further (do not boil the mix further).
Heat Oil in a Cheenachatti/Frying pan, burst the Mustard seeds and add the Fenugreek seeds, Curry leaves and Red Chilly pieces and fry them properly. Add the fried ingredients into the mix. The delicious pulissery dish is ready. The pulissery can be served with cooked Rice.
Myself, Sobha Kesavan, a retired Accountant in a MNC based in Delhi, where I was staying for 26 years. Afterwards, moved to Bangalore and stayed there for about 4 years and then shifted to my native place ( in Thrissur district), Kerala, along with my husband. My two sons and both daughters-in-law are working out of Kerala as Software Engineers.
I have immense passion for gardening and have been doing it since my stay in Delhi and most of
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