Cucumber chutney (Taushe huLel)
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Serves: 3-4
A spicy cucumber chutney with a coconut base
  • 2 cups cucumber pieces
  • ½ cup fresh/frozen coconut
  • ½ tea spn mustard seeds or a pinch of asafoetida
  • 3 to 4 green chilies
  • A small piece tamarind
  • Salt
  1. Heat a little oil and add mustard seeds.
  2. When they start popping, add asafoetida. (Usually either mustard or asafoetida is used. I normally add both)
  3. Grind them with coconut, green chilies, tamarind, fried mustard to paste using very little water (like chutney consistency).
  4. Add the cucumber pieces, mix well.
  5. Serve as a side dish with rice.
Recipe by Aayis Recipes at