Kheera – 1medium
Chilli powder – 1/4tsp
Haldi – less than 1/4tsp
Dhaina powder – 1tsp
Amchoor – 1/4tsp
Jeera – 1/2tsp
Saunff (Fennerl Seeds) – 1/2tsp
Hing – one pinch
Mustard oil – 1tsp
Salt – according to taste
1. Peel and cut the cucumber into small cubes and chop green chillies.
2. Put 1tsp mustard Oil in cooker,when oil is hot add jeera, sauff,hing and green chillies.
3. Add cucumber and all the masalas and mix well, add 1tsp water and close the lid and pressure cook the sabzi.
4. After one whistle, turn off the gas. When cooker cools down, open the lid and dish out the sabzi and garnish with coriander.
- Cucumbers are available throughout the season and can be consumed as salads, sabzi and juice.
- Before using, always taste a small piece of cucumber and if it is bitter, discard it.
- Skin and seeds of cucumber are richer in nutrients than the flesh.
- Cucumber is 95% water, hence its consumption keeps the body hydrated. Due to low calorie and high water content, including cucumber in the diet is ideal for people wanting to lose weight.
- People suffering from constipation should eat cucumber daily.
- Cucumber contains most of the vitamins which needed by the body.
- Cucumber is rich in potassium, magnesium and fiber which regulates blood pressure.
- Cucumber reduces bad cholesterol.
- Cucumber juice is beneficial for diabetic patients.