2 tsp Sesame Seeds - Nuvullu
1-2 Green chilies
1 tsp Tamarind paste
Peel and cut cucumbers into small cubes. Discard the seeds and inner soft flesh. Add salt, mix well and let sit in the oven for 15 min - ½ hr. The water in the cucumber will given out, squeeze the pieces and keep aside.
Take 4 tsp of oil in a small skillet and when oil is hot add 1 tsp urad dal 1/2 tsp jeera, 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, hing, 3 - 4 red chilies, and chopped green chilies and curry leaves. Then add 2 tsp sesame seeds and fry for a few minutes.
Let cool. Transfer the tadka into a blender jar, leaving oil, a few mustard seeds and curry leaves in the skillet.
Dry grind tadka to a smooth powder.
Empty the ground powder into the skillet, add tamarind paste, turmeric, and the cucumber pieces and mix well. Taste for salt and adjust seasonings. Transfer contents into a serving bowl.
This is a basic recipe for dosakaye, yellow cucumber, but it tastes good with green cucumber also.
Serve with rice.