Kheera Ki Sabzi (Cucumber Curry)

Kheera Ki Sabzi (Cucumber Curry)

Ingredients for Kheera Ki Sabzi (Cucumber Curry)

Ingredients for Kheera Ki Sabzi (Cucumber Curry)

Ingredients

Kheera – 1medium

Chillies-  1or2

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

Method:

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.

Nutrition Facts:

  • 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.
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