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Dosakaya Tomato Curry (దోసకాయ టమోటా కూర, ದೊಸಕಯ ತಮತೋ ಕೂರ, வெள்ளரிக்காய் தக்காளி கூர, ककड़ी टमाटर कूरा)


Dosakaya Tomato Curry (దోసకాయ టమోటా కూర, ದೊಸಕಯ  ತಮತೋ ಕೂರ, வெள்ளரிக்காய் தக்காளி கூர, ककड़ी टमाटर कूरा)  also called  Cucumber Tomato Curry. The vegetable itself has a sour and sweet taste. What ever way we cook, this vegetable melts in your first bite, leaving you a nice relaxed feeling.

Regional Dish :Andhra Pradesh; Karnataka; Tamilnadu; South India.

Cuisine Style : Andhra Pradesh | Cooking  Time 30 minutes | Take with rice or chapati | Type curry | Shelf Life : 1 day| Quantity 4 servings.

Appx. Nutritional values  calculated for 1 serving:

Calories (137 Kcal), Carbohydrates (16.9 g) Protein (0.3g), Fat (9 g).

Ingredients  :

  • Cucumbers peeled and diced  2 ( first check for any bitterness , if so discard that )
  • Medium Tomatoes diced   2
  • Medium Onion diced    1
  • Green chilies slit length wise   2
  • Red chilly Powder   1 tsp
  • Salt  as per taste
  • Oil  3-4 spoons
  • Dry red chili   2
  • Each of Mustard seeds, Cumin, Urad dal    1 tsp,
  • Turmeric  1 pinch
  •  Curry leaves .


Method :

  1. Heat oil in a sauce pan and add mustard seeds, once they splutter add cumin, red chili, urad dal, turmeric and curry leaves.
  2. Once all of the above tempering is golden brown, add onions and green chilies. Tip- add little salt to onions to cook it fast.
  3. When the onions are transparent, add chopped tomatoes and fry them till they are soft and mushy.
  4. When tomatoes are soft, add chopped cucumber and sauté it for a min. Add chili powder and salt according to taste.
  5. Sauté till cucumber releases it’s own juice. Now cover the lid and let it cook on medium heat till cucumber is done. ( add little water if required)
  6. Enjoy the curry with steamed white rice or roti.


Other  variants / Cuisine Style : Dosakaya Tamato curry with ginger garlic paste and coriander powder.

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