Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Khamang Kakdi / Kakdi Chi Koshimbir / Maharashtrian Cucumber Raita

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            Are you looking for refreshing and light food between two meals, khamang kakdi will definitely easy and crunchy option Thumbsup!! Khamang kakdi is mainly from Maharashtra, it also know as Kakdi chi koshimbir made with Cucumbers, roasted peanuts and yogurt and tempered with ghee. You can have it with any side dish or I would say, have it as it is !! You will definitely love the texture & flavors…… Hot smile 

 

 

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 5 minutes | Serves: 2-3

 

Ingredient

Chopped Cucumber

2 cup

Grated coconut

2tbsp or more

Roasted peanut powder

2 tbsp

Green chili

1-2

Lemon juice

1 tsp

Coriander leaves

1 tbsp

Sugar

1/2 tsp

Salt

To taste

 

To Temper

Ghee

1 tsp

Cumin seeds

1/4 tsp

Curry leaves

4-5

 

How to make?

  • Wash, peel & cut cucumber finely. Rub little salt and keep them aside for 15 minutes.

  • Squeeze all the water from cucumbers by using your palm and put them in a bowl.

  • Add salt, sugar, roasted peanut powder  coriander leaves and grated coconut and give it a mix.


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  • Heat ghee in a small pan. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves & green chili. Fry for seconds and turn off the gas.

  • Pour this mixture over cucumber and mix well. Finally add lemon juice and stir again.


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  • Serve this khamang kakdi with any side dish .

 

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Notes:

  • Skip curry leaves and follow the same procedure, if you are fasting.

  • Adjust sugar & chili according to taste.

  • If you want you can add more grated coconut.


 

 

18 comments:

  1. Simple with nice flavours, I live cucumber in any form.

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  2. Lovely salad , I can have it for lunch

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  3. lovely crunch cucumber ...just perfect...

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  4. Great salad .Perfect for the season.. loved it.

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  5. My all time fav...love to have this specially in Summers.. Looks so good.

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  6. My all time fav raita..love to have this specially in Summers...looks too good dear.

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  7. wow such a healthy version of cucumber :)

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  8. Really interesting salad... love the addition of peanuts...

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  9. hmm love this salad..adding of peanut powder makes it more cruchy ..11 o clock meal

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  10. wow..interesting with peanut powder and spices..refreshing!!

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  11. Looks and sounds so delicious! Love cucumbers!

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  12. Refreshing and delicious cucumber salad..

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  13. Great crunchy and refreshing salad!!

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