How to make Kakdi Ki Sabzi -

Cucumber tempered with mustard seeds, urad dal, red chillies and asafoetida and garnished with coconut.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Cucumber (खीरा), Curry Leaves (कड़ी पत्ते )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Kakdi Ki Sabzi

Kakdi Ki Sabzi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kakdi Ki Sabzi Recipe

  • Cucumber 1 large

  • Curry Leaves 2-3 tablespoons

  • Dried red chillies 2-3

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 8-10

  • Salt to taste

  • Scraped coconut 3 tablespo


Step 1

Peel cucumber and cut into ¼ inch pieces. Cut dried red chillies into small pieces.Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Add asafoetida, mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, red chillies, cucumber, salt and coconut.

Step 3

Toss well, cover and cook for 3-4 minutes. Remove the cover, stir well, cover again and cook for 2 minutes more.

Step 4

Garnish with a little coconut and serve hot. 

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.