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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, Kerala


  • Native Australian cucumber – 1 cup peeled and deseeded, cut into thin slices.
  • Green chillies – 2 slit
  • Curry leaves – a handful
  • Coconut milk – thick 1st milk
  • Coconut oil – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – to season


  • In a pressure cooker, add the thinly diced cucumber (or white gourd and beans), green chillies, curry leaves and salt. Cook for 2 whistles without adding any water.
  • Open and place back on flame and add 1 cup thick coconut milk. Take off flame as it just begins to boil. (Add more milk if you want a runnier consistency)
  • Transfer to a dish and add 1 tbsp of coconut oil on top to finish.