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A Konkani Cucumber Cake


Mar 16, 2016

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

INGREDIENTS

    2 cups cucumber, big
    1 cup jaggery, grated
    3/4 cup rice rava
    1 tsp ghee
    A pinch of baking powder
    A pinch of cardamon powder
    Mix of peanuts, cashews, small pieces of coconut
    2 turmeric leaves
    Salt (optional)

DIRECTIONS

A sweet cucumber cake prepared during special occasions and in mainly Konkani homes.

Method:

1. Roast the semolina in ghee.

2. Mix the cucumber, jaggery, nuts and cardamon powder. Let it rest for 45 minutes.

3. Pre-heat oven at 200 degree celsius. Add baking powder to the mixture.

4. Grease the baking dish and arrange the turmeric leaves.

5. Pour the mixture into the pan and cover with turmeric leaves.

6. Bake for 45 minutes. Cut into pieces when cool.

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Roopa's biggest inspirations, apart from the women in her family are Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, and the late Tarla Dalal. She has cooked on several TV shows, food challenges and YouTube videos. Learn her recipes on Coastal Kitchen.

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