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Dosakaya Pachadi Recipe, Dosakaya Chutney

A south indian side dish recipe usually called as pachadi or chutney recipe eaten along with rice and tastes best with ghee and rice...
4.93 from 13 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine South Indian
Servings 3 -4
Calories 180 kcal


For cooking dosakaya:

  • 2 medium sized round dosakaya/cucumber orange colored peeled deseeded and cut into small pieces
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes chopped

Other ingredients:

  • 1 finely chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 lemon size tamarind
  • salt - as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder

For tempering:

  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon chana dal bengal gram
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal split black gram
  • ¼ teaspoon methi seeds/fenugreek seeds
  • 5-6 slit green chillies
  • 5-6 dried red chillies
  • 3-4 curry leaves


For the tempering:

  • Firstly, take a wok, into it, add oil and heat it.
  • Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chana dal, urad dal, methi seeds and stir well.
  • Add slit green chillies and stir well.
  • Add curry leaves and let them crackle.
  • Add dried red chillies and saute for few seconds.

For cooking dosakaya:

  • In a separate wok, add a teaspoon of oil, add dosakaya pieces and chopped tomatoes and mix well.
  • Cook them for 4-5 minutes on low flame.
  • Cool it down.

For blending chutney:

  • Add the tempering into the blender.
  • Add salt as per taste.
  • Add turmeric powder into it.
  • Add tamarind into it.
  • Add freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  • Blend the whole mixture for few seconds.
  • Into it, add the cooked dosakaya mixture.
  • Blend it for few seconds.
  • Serve it with rice and ghee!!!


1.If the yellow/orange dosakaya is too hard then it is better to cook the dosakaya and blend.
2.If the dosakaya is too ripe then peel it and chop the dosakaya into very fine pieces and add it to the blended tempering and mix these fine pieces.
3.Do not add the seeds into the chutney.


Nutrition Facts
Dosakaya Pachadi Recipe, Dosakaya Chutney
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.