Cucumber Curd Pachadi

Cucumber curd pachadi is a South Indian dish made with cucumber, yogurt, and spices. It is a refreshing and tangy side dish that goes well with flavored rice like pulav or as a dip for snacks. The cucumber adds a crunchy texture while the yogurt adds a creamy and cooling element. The spices like green chilies add a burst of flavor to the dish. It is a simple and healthy dish that is perfect for hot summer days.

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Cucumber Curd Pachadi

Recipe by S Kamala
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Course: Pachadi(Salad), Salads, SidesCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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This traditional pachadi or raitha is made with cucumber and yoghurt. It can be served with any flavored rice or pulav.


  • Cucumber – 1 No

  • Thick Curd – 1 cup

  • Green Chillies – 2

  • Fresh ginger – a small piece

  • Coriander leaves – few

  • Pomegranate pearls (Optional) – few

  • Salt – ½ teaspoon or as per taste


  • Remove the skin and seeds from cucumber and cut it into small pieces.
  • Chop green chillies and ginger finely and add to the cucumber along with salt. Mix well.
  • Add the curd (Beaten well) and stir well. Garnish with pomegranate pearls and coriander leaves.
  • Note: For one cup cucumber pieces, you have to add one cup curd.

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  1. Hi. It is very cool. Both the recipe and the photo. Thanks.

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