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Shrimps-Cucumber Pickle

Shrimps with cucumber and other ingredients
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


  • 250 g Shrimps cleaned
  • 250 g Cucumber finely cubed
  • 100 g Garlic
  • 100 g Ginger
  • 1 tsp Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds Uluva
  • 4 tbsp Kashmiri chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Asafoetida powder
  • 3 tsp Curry leaves finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar
  • 200 g Sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • Salt As reqd


  • For preparing shrimps-cucumber pickle, in a bowl marinate the shrimps and cucumber with salt, chilly powder and turmeric powder. Keep it aside.
  • Blend fenugreek seeds, 100g garlic, 100g ginger, kashmiri chilly powder, salt and asafoetida to a fine paste. Keep it aside.
  • Heat sesame oil in a vessel and splutter the mustard seeds.
  • Add in the ground masala and sautT it till it becomes light brown in colour.
  • Then toss in the finely chopped garlic, finely chopped ginger, green chillies and curry leaves. Saute it for 2 minutes.
  • Mix in vinegar and salt.
  • When it starts to simmer, toss in the marinated shrimps and cucumber. Allow it to cook and then remove it from the flame.
  • Shrimps-cucumber pickle is ready. Allow it to cool completely and store it in a bottle.
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