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Vellarikka Curry Yum
Vellarikka or Kerala style Cucumber curry is a simple side dish made with cucumbers, ground coconut and yogurt.
Vellarikka Curry
Course side dish
Cuisine kerala
Prep Time
10 minutes

Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 2 Cucumber Medium , peeled (or not) and diced
  • 3 ~ 4 Chilies Green , slit
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric
  • To taste Salt
  • ½ cup Coconut Grated
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 tsps Coconut Oil
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 ~ 2 Red chili Dry
  • 8 ~ 10 Curry leaves
  • Red Onion shallots Small or , finely chopped
  • 2 ~ 3 tbsps Yogurt , whisked
Course side dish
Cuisine kerala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
  • 2 Cucumber Medium , peeled (or not) and diced
  • 3 ~ 4 Chilies Green , slit
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric
  • To taste Salt
  • ½ cup Coconut Grated
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 tsps Coconut Oil
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 ~ 2 Red chili Dry
  • 8 ~ 10 Curry leaves
  • Red Onion shallots Small or , finely chopped
  • 2 ~ 3 tbsps Yogurt , whisked
Vellarikka Curry
Instructions
  1. Grind coconut and cumin seeds into a smooth paste. Set aside.
  2. In a pan, combine cucumber, green chilies, turmeric, salt and ½cup of water; bring to a boil and simmer till cucumber is tender, about 10~12 minutes.
  3. Stir in the ground coconut mixture and cook for 3~4 minutes for the flavors to mingle. Taste and adjust the salt accordingly. Take off the heat.
  4. In another small pan, heat the coconut oil, add mustard seeds and dry red chili. Once the seeds splutter, add curry leaves and onions. Cook for 3~4 minutes or until the onions are golden brown.
  5. Add the onions to the curry along with the whisked yogurt, mix well. Serve with rice.
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