I got introduced to this simple and easy to make curry by my husband. In the intial days after my marriage, I was completely amateur about cooking vegetables. The only thing I knew at that time is vegetable fries (Potato fry, Kunduri Fry, Lady’s Finger Fry, Brinjal Fry…..). I think he got bored by eating the same old routine fries and so on one fine day way back home he bought gorgeous red Tomatoes (Tamata) and shining Yellow Cucumber (Kakdi/Dosakaya) and said today I will cook for you. I was on cloud 9 by hearing this and wondering what he is going to prepare with these two different fruits. (Yeah cucumbers are also fruits like tomatoes).
To my surprise he prepared this juicy, pleasant-tasting and red-hot combo of tomatoes and cucumber. It was for the very first time he was cooking for me and that too something new which I never tasted before. Ooooooo I was very happy and excited to indulge into it. From that day till today this curry is one of my special favourites. Ok let me stop here and you people scroll down to have a look at the recipe.
Kakadi-Tamatar ka Salan
- 1/2 kg Kakdi, peeled, washed, de-seeded and cut into pieces
- 1/4 kg Tomato, washed, deseeded and cut into small pieces
- 1 Onion, peeled, washed and sliced
- 1/2 tbsp.Ginger-Garlic paste
- 2 Green chillis, washed, de-seeded and cut length-wise
- 1 tbsp Red chilli powder
- 1/4 tbsp Turmeric powder
- Salt to taste
- 2-3 springs fresh Coriander leaves
- In a heavy bottom cooking vessel or kadai add oil, kakdi pieces, tomato pieces, sliced onions, ginger-garlic paste, green chillis, red chilli powder, salt and turmeric powder.
- Stir on medium flame till all the ingredients mix together completely say for about 5 minutes.
- Add half cup of water and reduce the flame.
- Cook covered until kakdi pieces get soft and all the water released in the curry gets absorbed. Stir in between.
- Add coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed white rice.
- Last but not least add your ‘love’ to make the dish ‘YUMMY’.
rekhas kitchen says
yummy yummy curry one of my fav beautiful pic
Purva Desai says
This curry looks delicious……I will really fall in love with Tomatoes seeing this curry
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yummy veggie,..new for me,..:-)
nd ya congrtas for winnin,..
yummy, this is my mom’s fav,she prefers it wet.
Lakshmi Venkatesh says
Curry looks beautiful. Very simple.
Lakshmi Venkatesh says
Congrats on your winning.
YAY! Congratulations on winning! 🙂
He cooked for you? How lucky. Mine never cooks for me at all, been married him to 22 yrs! 😀
Great looking dish, my compliments to the chef! 🙂
wow…! Perfect loving recipe with gorgeous tomatoes. Pic looks tempting. Thanks for sending this for FIL event. Expecting more tomato delights 4m you dear 🙂
wow…interesting curry sounds easy and healthy..nice pic
Congratulations for winning!
This recipe is a totally new one for me…never seen one with cooked cucumbers…gotta try it..thanks for sharing 🙂
Congrats for winning the masterpiece event dear…Dosakaya curry looks really delicious..
Poornima Nair says
Wow…thats a yummy entry…I have only used cucumbers in salads…
nice pics.Looking yummy….
Yummy curry and very beatiful picture too. Congrats on winning..
Deepa Hari says
Curry looks Yum…nice combo.
Happy cook says
Love the colour and it looks delicious.
Paru ... says
Lovely curry..Looks so delicious
Curry looks delicious..Congrats on your winning 🙂
It looks lovely although I do not know what the yellow cucumber, Dosakaya, is.
srikars kitchen says
YUMMY.. looks delicious..
Nithya Praveen says
Yummy curry,beautiful pic too.Never heard of this name before.will try,bookmarked:)
Nice curry, n totally new to me..
Thanx for sending..
Kitchen Flavours says
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the final picture is indeed shining! We’re big fans of tangy curries so this one is a keeper 🙂
How are you doing? What a great post here. It really took long time to hear from u.Congrats on your winning, Lubna.
Very nice picture, congratulations for winning.
Nice to know that you hubby cooks for you, my hubby will never do that 🙁
that’s a new one for me! congrats on winning kitchen masterpiece 🙂
Madhu's cooking gallery says
Looks super yummy! inviting..nice click!
Delicious currya ns awesome click. Congrtas on your winning.
Congrats dear….curry looks so yum
thats such a simple recipe..looks yum
beautiful picture Lubna. Tomato and dosakaya go well together and the curry looks delicious indeed 🙂
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Shama Nagarajan says
Congrats dear…..lovely curry
congrats on your win..
lovely tempting pictures
the photo looks all shiny and yummy!
I have some dosakaya with me, think this is IT tomorrow.
What is Kunduri Fry?
i lov yellow cuccumber .I also make similar curry but i add ground coconut to make gravy..
Yummy! Curry looks delicious and a nice click! Congrats on your winning!
wow this is such a unique combo .. I shall try this for sure
yummy curry…….I have started eating dosakaya only these days ad I love it.
congrats on the win,lubna.The spicy cucumber curry is nice variation with cool cucumbers:)
Wow…I didnt know you could make a veg like preparation from cucumbers! Looks yummy! And congrats on the award 🙂
wow, your hubby seems to be a great cook too. Curry looks mouth-watering. Congratulations on the win Lubna! Time for celebration! 🙂
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Rosa's Yummy Yums says
What a yummy looking dish! Very interesting…
Clumbsy Cookie says
I don’t even know if I understood all the ingredients in this curry, but I know I would eat it right now!
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