Cucumber tellevu (savatekayi tellevu)

Cucumber tellevu (savatekayi tellevu)
Cucumber tellevu (savatekayi tellevu) is a havyaka recipe. It is best enjoyed with mango rasayana.

Ingredients: 1 cup = 200 ml

  • Dosa rice - 2 cups
  • Methi seeds - 1 tspoon
  • Cucumber - 2 (around 1.75 cups after chopping)
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Salt - taste
Chopped cucumber, grated coconut and soaked dosa rice + methi seeds

Step 1. Soak dosa rice and methi seeds overnight (or at-least 3 to 4 hours).
Soaking dosa rice and methi seeds
Step 2. Grind grated coconut and cucumber into coarse paste.
Chopped cucumber+grated coconut
Ground paste of cucumber+grated coconut
Step 3.  Grind soaked dosa rice intto fine paste. Pour cucumber + grated coconut paste to it. Add salt, mix well. Thickness is should be like milk.
Grind dosa rice+methi seeds

Ground paste of dosa rice+methi seeds

Pouring rice paste to cucumber+grated coconut paste

Final batter
Step 4. Prepare thin tellevu using banana leaf (as shown below) on dosa tava (I used nonstick dosa tava). No need to add any oil while preparing tellevu.
Banana leaf  
Preparing tellevu using banana leaf

Roast for about a minute
Step 5. Close lid for a minute. Then roast other side of tellevu(it's optional)
Roast other side
Step 6. Serve with mango rasayana/any types of kayalu/ red coconut chutney. Enjoy!
Cucumber tellevu (savatekayi tellevu)
Tellevu and mango rasayana

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