Mangalore southekai huli recipe I Mangalore cucumer sambar

Recipe Categories: Curries I Sambar I Saaru
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Preparation Time : 20 min Cooking Time : 20 min Serves : 4

Mangalore southekai huli is a easiest and delicious sambar to enjoy with rice,  Mangalore Soutekai Huli a common traditional sambar/huli prepared for weddings and festive meals. A traditional sambar prepared with  coconut and roasted spices which induces the beautiful flavor and taste, to Enjoy it with rice as a healthy and tasty meal.

Ingredients:

To cook –

Mangalore southekai/cucumber – 1 medium size

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Salt

To grind –¬†

Tur dal – 1 1/2 tbs

Urad dal – 2 tsp

Coriander – 2 tbs

Cumin – 3/4 tsp

Fenugreek /Methi – 1/4 tsp

Dry chilies – 6 no’s

Asafoeitida – 1/4 tsp

Coconut – 1 cup (grated)

Tamarind – 1 big marble size ball

Jaggery – 1 tbs (optional)

Oil to fry (preferably coconut oil)

 

 

 

Method:

Remove the skin of the cucumber (optional), remove the seeds in it, cut into medium cubes, cook it by adding 1/2 cup of water, turmeric powder and salt. Cook until it is done ( take care not to over cook until mushy)

Soak tamarind in 1/4 cup of lukewarm water and set aside

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Heat a pan add coconut oil in it, when it is hot, fry tur dal and urad dal until light brown, in a medium low flame.

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Fry coriander, cumin, methi, chilies, separately one by one finaly add asafoeitida, remove from the flame, allow it to cool

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Add coconut in a mixer jar, add all the roasted ingredients, grind it without adding water, until all the ingredients get powdered, then add tamarind juice and grind to make a fine and smooth paste,

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Add grounded paste to cooked cucumber.

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Combine it to a medium thick in consistency, Add jaggery (optional) bring it to boil for 5- 6 min.

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Heat a tsp of coconut oil in a pan, when it is hot add mustard, when it starts to sizzle add curry leaves, remove it from the flame.

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Add it to the curry.

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Enjoy Mangalore Southekai huli with rice, idli or dosa.

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2 Responses to “Mangalore southekai huli recipe I Mangalore cucumer sambar”

  1. Gayatri says:

    Very tasty sambhar. Loved this recipe and the sambhar turned out to be tooo yummy. My family loved it and they want this huli atleast once a week.

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