Karnataka Southekai Hasi Gojju | Raw Cucumber Gojju Recipe

Authentic Udipi style southekayi hasi gojju | raw cucumber hasi gojju.


Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

Learn how to make a traditional and authentic southekayi hasi gojju recipe also known as raw cucumber hasi gojju!!


Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju is a northern Karnataka recipe. Southekayi means raw  cucumber and hasi gojju means raw sauce/gravy in Kannada. It is a refreshing raw cucumber side dish recipe.

Basically, this southekayi hasi gojju doesn't require any heating process except for tempering/seasoning. The main ingredients are grounded and combined with cucumber in the raw form. In short, it is a raw cucumber with green chutney recipe.

Raw cucumber hasi gojju is served before sambar and rasam. It is a traditional Karnataka recipe mainly served on auspicious occasions in Udipi, Karnataka. It can be eaten with roti, chapati, akki roti, curd rice, hot steamed plain rice, etc.


Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe


This southekayi hasi gojju can be prepared within 5 to 10 mins. My loving ammama (grandma) makes this tasty southekayi hasi gojju dish often at home. This is a perfect side dish for the hot summer to keep our body cool and hydrated.

Please check out my other popular fruit salad recipes which include, apple walnut salad and fruit & nut platter . Alsotry these healthy and delicious milkshake recipes for this summer, strawberry milkshake, and dry fruits milkshake.

This cucumber gojju is very light on the stomach and brings fresh flavors of raw spices and herbs. It is a very healthy and tasty side dish. If you like cucumber then you should definitely try this dish. It is a versatile recipe. In fact, gojju can be prepared with a variety of vegetables and fruits such as mango, pineapple, grapes, okra (ladies finger), brinjal, tomato onion, bitter guard, carrots, etc. So, I have a huge list of gojju recipes to post:). Do check out my popular Karnataka bele saaru recipe. Alright, let's get into the gojju recipe!!!

Recipe: Southekayi hasi gojju | Raw cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry.

Serves - 4
Course - Raw side dish.
Cuisine - Indian.
Region - Udupi, Karnataka.
Diet - Vegetarian | vegan.
Prep time - 5 mins | Cook time - 2 mins | Total time - 7 mins
Kitchen tools - Blender, bowl, ladle.
Author - Pavithra.

Ingredients for southekai gojju:

  1. Cucumber - 1 cup diced.
  2. Salt - 1 tsp/as per taste.
  3. water - 100 ml.
To grind:
  1. Coconut -  Half cup shredded. 
  2. Green chili - 1
  3. Jaggery - 1 tsp 
  4. Roasted gram* - 1 tbsp 
  5. Cilantro - 3 sprigs
  6. Curry leaves - 4 
  7. Tamarind - grape size/ half tsp paste.
  8. Turmeric - 1/4 tsp optional.
To temper:
  1. Oil - 1 tbsp
  2. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
  3. Channa dal - 1 tsp
  4. Urad dal - 1 tsp
  5. Red chili - 1  
  6. Curry leaves - 4
  7. Asafoetida/ hing - a pinches.

Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

How to prepare southekayi hasi gojju/cucumber gojju?

  1. Wash and dice the cucumber into small cubes and set aside. (Note: You can peel the skin if it is thick)
  2. Take a blender jar and put all the ingredients. (Note: Refer to grind under the ingredients).
  3. Grind it into a coarse paste with little water.
  4. Put the chopped cucumber in a bowl.
  5. Add the ground paste to the cucumber.
  6. Mix it well. Add water as per your consistency.
  7. Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame. Add mustard seeds, let it splutter. Then add urad and channa dal, fry for 30 seconds. Put some curry leaves, red chili, green chili, and finally hing/asafoetida. Switch off the flame.
  8. Now put the seasonings in the cucumber mixture and stir it well.
  9. Cucumber hasi gojju / southekayi hasi gojju is ready to be served with plain rice, roti, chapati, rasam, Gujarati kadhi, etc.

How to make southekayi hasi gojju/cucumber gojju with step by step pictures?


1. Wash and dice the cucumber into small cubes and set aside. (Note: You can peel the skin if it is thick). 

2. Take a blender jar and put all the ingredients along with salt. (Note: Refer to grind under the ingredients).

Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

3. Grind to a fine paste with little water.

Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

4. Put the chopped cucumber in a bowl.

Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

5. Add the ground paste to the cucumber.

Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

6. Mix it well. Add water as per your consistency.

Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

7. Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame. Add mustard seeds, let it splutter. Then add urad and channa dal, fry for 30 seconds. Put some curry leaves, red chili, green chili, and finally hing/asafoetida. Switch off the flame.

Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

8. Now put the seasonings in the cucumber mixture and stir it well.

Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

Cucumber hasi gojju / southekayi hasi gojju is ready to be served with plain rice, roti, chapati, rasam, Gujarati kadhi, etc.

Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

Check out this below salad or kosambari recipes which are popular in Karnataka. In Tamil Nadu, it is called pasi paruppu kosumalli. Must try these recipes to keep yourself hydrated this summer!

moong dal kosambari /salad recipe and  cucumber kosambari/salad
carrot moong dal/kosambari salad also  kachumber vegetable salad

*Health Benefits of Cucumber: 


  • Cucumber is a low-calorie veggie which contains 95% water.
  • It helps to flush out toxins from the body.
  • It aids digestion.
  • Rich in vitamin A, B1, B6, C, D, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium.
  • It eases heartburn, stomach acid, and ulcer.
  • It is cholesterol-free, sodium-free, fat-free, gluten-free.
  • It controls blood pressure.
  • High in antioxidants
  • It strengthens bones.
  • It reduces the dark circle.

*Health Benefits of Coconut:


  • Coconut is packed with nutrients, vitamins, and minerals.
  • Rich in fiber.
  • It contains healthy fats and a great source of protein.
  • It promotes weight loss.
  • Good for skin and hair.
  • Excellent source of minerals such as magnesium, potassium, iron, copper.
  • It contains zinc and selenium which are required to maintain thyroid levels.
  • It is a great moisturizer for the skin and protects from the sun. 

(*taken from Google and Wikipedia).


Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

Calories in southekayi hasi gojju | raw cucumber hasi gojju | cucumber coconut side dish.



(*Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate).

Do try this southekayi hasi gojju or cucumber hasi gojju recipe and let me know how you enjoyed it. Do express your thoughts in the comment section below. I can't wait to hear from you:)

Check out my other healthy salad recipes, raw mango salad, also avocado corn salad
green leaf lettuce salad.

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banana walnut bread-eggless/vegan

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Southekai hasi gojju | Cucumber hasi gojju | Cucumber Coconut Curry Recipe

Learn how to make southekayi hasi gojju recipe | raw cucumber hasi gojju recipe | Raw cucumber coconut curry recipe.

Comments

  1. Nice! I think in Tamil Nadu it is called Vellarikai Thayir Pachadi !!

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  2. AnonymousMay 19, 2020

    Seems really good. Nice cucumber Thayir Pachadi.
    Good wishes.

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