Cucumber Dal

Cucumber Dal is one of the dal variety goes well with Chapathi and Rice.It is very simple recipe with only few ingredients.

Today I thought of making cucumber dal curry with rice for lunch.Here I am sharing this easy recipe with you.textgram_1499606511


  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 cup Dal
  • 1 Onion
  • Chopped Garlic
  • 1/4 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 Red chilly
  • Curry leaves


  • Cook chopped cucumber and dal in a  Pressure Cooker for 1 whistle.
  • In a  Kadai heat oil and splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add red chilly ,curry leaves and chopped garlic, saute well.
  • Add chopped onion into it and roast well.
  • Now add the cucumber dal mixture into the Kadai and stir well.
  • Now turn off the flame.Serve hot.



9 Comments Add yours

  1. Megala says:

    Interesting! Nice to make dal with cucumber!


    1. Yes really, it is a good combination☺

      Liked by 1 person

  2. This looks really good but what is dal?


    1. Lentils are known as Dal in India

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Great idea! I look forward to trying this 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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