Lemon Cucumber Chutney

Lemon Cucumber Chutney

Dosakai (Indian name) or yellow cucumber is a big spherical cucumber that is popular in the state of Kerala. This simple chutney can be made in minutes and had with rice, dosa or Idli.

Kavita Srinivasan


  1. 1 Yellow Cucumber
  2. 1 Teaspoon Jaggery crushed
  3. 1/2 Teaspoon Tamarind Paste
  4. 1 Red Chilli
  5. 3 Green Chillies
  6. 1/2 Teaspoon Fenugreek seeds
  7. 1 Pinch Asafoetida ( hing)
  8. Coriander leaves (or curry leaves)
  9. 1 Carrot Grated (optional)


20 mins
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    Peel the cucumber, cut and remove the seeds. (You can also grate it)

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    Roast the fenugreek seeds and red chilli in a teaspoon of oil.

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    Transfer the roasted ingredients into your blender.

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    Add jaggery, green chillies, coriander leaves and tamarind paste for blending.

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    Run your blender and mix the ingredients without water.

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    Add the cut cucumber and blend it with the mixture.

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    You can now add the grated carrot if you wish.

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    Leave the mixture a bit coarse and transfer it to your serving dish.

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    Prepare the tempering with mustard seeds, curry leaves and a pinch of hing, and add it to the mixture.

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    Your chutney is ready!

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