Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Kakdi nu Instant AthaNu

Though the name is "athanu" which means pickle in Gujarati and the recipe also uses the pickle masala, this recipe is more like a salad. It has to be consumed preferably the same day as the cucumber leaves lots of water. This "pickle" can't be stored!

Kakdi nu Instant Athanu
Cucumber Salad
Ingredients
1 medium cucumber, peeled & diced
2 tbsp sambhar masala/Gujarati Pickle Masala
1 tbsp lemon juice

Tempering (Optional)
1 tsp oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp asafoetida
1/8 tsp fenugreek seeds

Method
1. Mix all the ingredients.
2. Add tempered oil all over it.
3. Mix and serve immediately

Note -
1. Sambhaar masala is not same as South Indian sambar masala. Any ready made pickle masala can be substituted. Check for salt.

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