Southekai beejada saaru recipe | How to make cucumber seeds rasam | Southe beeja saru

By Latha on November 14th, 2018

southe beeja saaru or cucumber seeds rasam

Southe beejada saaru or cucumber seeds rasam recipe explained with step by step pictures and a video. Southe beeja saaru is prepared using cucumber seeds, curd, coconut, cumin seeds and a big fat tempering. Southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam is very tasty, healthy and goes very well with rice.

Generally seeds from sambar cucumber or yellow cucumber is used in this recipe. Cucumber seeds are high in nutrients. Cucumbers are low in calories but high in many important vitamins and minerals. Cucumber seed contains antioxidants and promotes hydration. So from now onwards don't throw the seeds away..instead prepare this yummy saaru.

If you are looking for more recipes using sambar cucumber or yellow cucumber then do check Mangalore southekayi sambar, Mangalore southekayi sambar and Southekayi sippe chutney (cucumber peel chutney) recipes. Apart from this you can also prepare majjige huli using these cucumbers.

If you are looking for more saru or rasam recipes then do check 5 minute rasam, lemon rasam, doddapathre rasam, udupi rasam, cowpea rasam and fenugreek seed rasam, upsaaru, Mango rasam, avarekalu saaru and sabsige soppu (dill leaves) rasam recipes.

I have made a quick video on this southe beejada saaru recipe with Kannada narration, which I have embedded it below. Kindly have a look.

Southekai beejada saaru recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
Serves: 1.5 cup

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. Seeds from a sambar cucumber
  2. 1/4 cup coconut
  3. 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  4. 4 tbsp buttermilk or curd
  5. Salt as per your taste

Ingredients for tempering:

  1. 1 red chili
  2. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  3. One big pinch of asafoetida
  4. 7 - 8 curry leaves
  5. 1 tbsp cooking oil

Instructions for making southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam:

  1. Collect the seeds from a sambar cucumber and rinse them.cucumber seeds for southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam
  2. Transfer it into a mixie jar and grind it into a paste by adding required water.grinding cucumber seeds for southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam
  3. Strain it using a juice strainer and collect the milk.straining the ground paste for southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam
  4. Use a spoon to ease the process and keep it aside. Discard the residue.straining the ground paste for southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam
  5. Next take coconut and cumin seeds in a mixie jar and grind it into a fine paste by adding required water.coconut and cumin seeds for southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam
  6. Add it into the milk extracted from cucumber seeds.making southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam
  7. Add in salt and keep it boiling.salt for southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam
  8. Bring it to rolling boil and switch off the stove.boiling southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam
  9. Once the boiling is stopped add in 4 tbsp of butetr milk or whisked curd.butter milk for southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam
  10. Prepare tempering using oil, red chili, mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida.tempering southe beejada saru or cucumber seeds rasam

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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