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Oct 10, 2008

Instant Cucumber Pickle

Cucumber Pickle

Whenever you crave for a pickle that involves no frying or grinding, then try this pickle. I used green American cucumber for this pickle. This is so easy to prepare with easily available ingredients.

Ingredients:
  • 1 small Cucumber
  • 1 tsp Sambhar Powder
  • 2 tsp red Chili Powder
  • A pinch of Turmeric
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • Salt
Preparation:

Wash the cucumber well and wipe off with a paper towel. There should be no moisture as this pickle tends to attract mold if wet.

Then peel its skin and chop into fine pieces. Transfer these pieces to a dry bowl.

Add all the rest of the ingredients to these pieces and mix well with a clean spoon or spatula.

Leave it covered for 30 minutes so that all the ingredients blend well.

That’s it! The yummy cucumber pickle is ready to be eaten. Enjoy this pickle with steaming hot rice.

This pickle can be stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. Never leave it outside when not using.
Cucumber Pickle

Updated to Add:

Sending this yummy pickle to Sunshinemom's "FCI: Brown" event.

46 comments:

RAKS KITCHEN said... [Reply]

Oh,that's a neat idea!
You know,in salem(tamil nadu)we get cucumber cut into four halves and they will sprinkle this sambar powder,red chilli powder and salt.
We love so much!! The ingredients are similar,i am sure this tastes great!

Sireesha said... [Reply]

Lovely easy and simple pickle sounds very delicious...Will try for sure...

Priya said... [Reply]

Easy n hot pickles with simple ingredients, should try...thanks for sharing such an awesome pickles Uma..am really craving for pickles..

Radhika said... [Reply]

It looks mouth watering. they sell in the beaches by slicing them into four and smearing the masalas. yummy.....

jayasree said... [Reply]

I always slice them and add the ingredients u mentioned and eat them. Great idea to convert that into a pickle.

Kitchen Flavours said... [Reply]

Wow this is something new and looks awesome. Simple and easy too.

LG said... [Reply]

pickle looks spicy and also it must be crunchy to eat na. Good one Uma..

Happy cook said... [Reply]

I love instant pickles. This looks yumm

Pallavi said... [Reply]

Awesome. Easy and simple. Now I dont have to worry about not finding Dosakaya for the pickle.

Uma I have tagged you on a meme..check it out -

http://pallavi-foodblog.blogspot.com/2008/10/whole-wheat-vegan-banana-nut-bread.html

ANJALI J. said... [Reply]

instant pickles are always so convenient to prepare when u dont have anythg else as side dish..i loved ur idea of adding sambhar powder to it.. will try that.. i too have posted instant carrot pickle in my blog as my 1st post. check it out :)

Meera said... [Reply]

loved this pickle. Will try soon.

aparna said... [Reply]

Looks yummy uma.

anudivya said... [Reply]

I am so making this today... I have some sliced cucumber from salad yesterday, will chunk them up and make a pickle. Awesome idea Uma.

Medhaa said... [Reply]

This looks easy enough, will try this soon

Daily Meals said... [Reply]

The pickle looks yummy and spicy...

Sangeeth said... [Reply]

now a days u r posting a lot of pickles uma...wat spl? any I am off to chaitus blog to hear her sing!

Cham said... [Reply]

He he another one to add up in my try out pickle list, may be I can try today! Quick and delish Uma!

G.Pavani said... [Reply]

its lovely and simple way to do.thanks for sharing uma dear...

Mahimaa's kitchen said... [Reply]

Super easy.. never ever imagined to make a pickle out of cucumber.. will bookmark it!

Divya Vikram said... [Reply]

Easy one Uma..When I saw the picture I thought it resembled potato fry..

Maya said... [Reply]

Wow, instant pickle is always welcome..I am goin to try this rite today and will let u know..

Vanamala said... [Reply]

so easy pickle tht 2 cucumber..interesting

rekhas kitchen said... [Reply]

dosakaya pachadi sooooper

mitr_bayarea said... [Reply]

Very nice cucumber pickely, looked like a deep fried curry for a moment.

Very cute to hear your daughter sing.

kamala said... [Reply]

Tempting me with ur pickels and thovayals Uma..So easy to make..

raaji said... [Reply]

I just love this pickle..but we dont get this here at my place.....
Actually i bought the whole silverset at one of jewellery store in Hyderabad....Durga jewellers

Usha said... [Reply]

Wow this is so simple and quick....good one :)

Cilantro said... [Reply]

New to me .Will try it out. Nice color to the pickle.

sowmya said... [Reply]

good one yaar..have to try this out!!

delhibelle said... [Reply]

Yum! Thanks for an easy and lovely recipe

sra said... [Reply]

Never knew of this, tks for the recipe.

srikars kitchen said... [Reply]

Really excellant... nice entry... sounds deliicous...

G.Pavani said... [Reply]

thank u uma for ur lovely comments on panchamrutham

Sunshinemom said... [Reply]

Looks delicious, Uma! Would love to see it on FIC!

Sujatha said... [Reply]

thats an interesting recipe, Uma! looks delicious.. Your daughter's video was very nice.. She has a good voice :)

Priya said... [Reply]

Dear Uma..i got something spl in my blog for u..pls check it..

http://priyaeasyntastyrecipes.blogspot.com/2008/10/butterfly-award.html

Maya said... [Reply]

Hey Uma, I made it yest and we absolutely liked it. So quick for a pickle. Thanx for an innovative and nice recipe..

Suma Rajesh said... [Reply]

easy and simple pickle ..its new to me..looks spicy nd great

Sukanya Ramkumar said... [Reply]

This is a very cool pickle. Looks so good. Mouthwatering one. YUM!

vandana rajesh said... [Reply]

Very nice and interesting pickle recipe. Generally dont make pickles at home but will surely try this one.

Gloria said... [Reply]

Looks so yummy I like it!! xGloria

Aditi..............:) said... [Reply]

hey thanks for dropping by m blog...btw....cucumber pickle sounds so beautiful!!! never heard b4.....:)

Ramya Bala said... [Reply]

Uma..lemme name u pickle rani...hehhe sry just kidding..luv this spicy pickle...

Laavanya said... [Reply]

I bet that is delicious.. and so simple too :)

TBC said... [Reply]

What a super easy one this is! and just a handful of ingredients too...

Madhu's cooking gallery said... [Reply]

Totally new to me! looks great! u have so many pickle recipes..!

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