Yellow Cucumber is very commonly cooked in Andhra Pradesh as Dal, Pickle . It is very commonly available there. When I saw this here in SA, immedialtely bought it and made this Dal. Mouthwatering recipe.
1 Medium sized Yellow Cucumber
1 cup Yellow Lentils / Tuar Dal
3 cups Water
1 tsp Salt
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp Bengal Gram / Channa Dal
1/2 tsp Black Gram / Urad Dal
1/2 tsp Cumin / Jeera
1/2 tsp Mustard / Sarson
2 green chillies
15 curry leaves
- Take a medium sized Yellow Cucumber , peel the skin and cut it to small pieces. Don't remove seeds.
- Add this along with seeds to Tuar Dal and 3 cups of water and pressure cook it for 3 whistles.
- Heat a pan with oil and add all other tempering items fry till they turn light brown. Add Dal, Salt , Turmeric, one more cup water and cook for 5 mins.
- Eat with Rice or Roti.