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cucumber sasmi (chutney) / southekai sasmirecipe

easy cucumber sasmi (chutney) or southekai sasmi recipe
Course chutney
Cuisine south indiain
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 people


  • 1 medium size cucumber

to blend:

  • 2-3 dried kashmiri red chillies
  • grape sized tamarind
  • 1 tsp of mustard seeds / sasive
  • 1 cup of coconut grated
  • salt to taste

for tempering:

  • 2 tsp coconut oil or cooking oil
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 red chilli dried


  • firstly, chop the cucumber finely and keep it aside.
  • further in a small blender add coconut, mustard seeds, red chillies, salt and tamarind together.
  • blend to a fine paste adding water as required.
  • add finely chopped cucumber to grounded coconut paste.
  • mix the coconut paste and cucumber well.
  • furthermore, heat a kadai add coconut oil, mustard seeds, urad dal, broken red chilly and curry leaves.
  • when the mustard seeds splutter pour the seasoning to the saasmi.
  • finally, serve cucumber saasmi along with hot rice or with dosas and idliy's.