Cucumber Pachadi and A MeMe

Cucumber pachadi is a quick to make instant side dish for all kinds of mixed rice.


1 Medium sized grated cucumber (any variety would do)
Salt as per taste
1 big cup of curd
Finely chopped coriander leaves
Bit of asafoetida
To temper:
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds

Just mix all the ingredients together and temper with mustard seeds.

And now for the MeMe

Anu of Chandrabhaga blog tagged me for the first MeMe

Here are the rules for the Meme..

1. Link to your tagger and post these rules.
2. Share 5 facts about yourself.
3. Tag 5 people at the end of your post and list their names (linking to them)
4. Let them know they've been tagged by leaving a comment at their blogs.

1) I love all kind of crafts and always am keen on learning new techniques and forms of arts.

2) I am a restless person...I cannt sit idle for a while and need to keep doing something

3) I am impatient too..Once i start doing some handwork, I dont move around and my mind doesnt work on anything else until I complete it.

4) I think several times before spending money on anything for myself, but at the same time, dont mind spending for others.

5) I keep missing my family members although we visit them very often.
velarika pachadi, vellareeka raita recipe, quick raitha recipe
I wish to pass on the tag to
Priya of 365 days of pure vegetarian blog
Divya of Dil se blog
Ramya of Mane Adige blog
Raks of Raks Kitchen
Mythreyee of Paajaka Recipes


Asha said...

I am restless like you. I am typing this and thinking of what to cook for dinner today already!:)

Great MeMe to read.

Laavanya said...

EC it was good to read your meme.. I'm like you when i start an embroidery or something I find it so difficult to stop. Everything else around the house comes to a standstill - that's why i haven't done anything after my daughter was born :) With the no. of blogs you have.. I can totally understand your not liking to sit idle point :)

Happy cook said...

Wish i was like you. Starting something and really finishe it.
If i start something i only finish it after months especially crafts.
4th point you are like my hubby :-)
Bad for him but yuppiie for us :-)))

Kalai said...

Nice cool pachadi and cute meme! Love the point of you finishing something you start. I sometimes lose steam... Oh, well! :)

Divya Vikram said...

Nice reading ur blog..And thanks for tagging me..

Mythreyee said...

Thanks for tagging me. I am restless like you. I can't sit in one place for long time.

Dhivya said...

great to know abt u:)Pachadi looks great

Namratha said...

Nice Meme E, good to know more about you. Simple pacchadi too.

sowmya said...

nice to know you...pachadi`looks nice..good for this hot summers.

AnuSriram said...

Cool MeMe.. Like your Cucumber Pachadi.. You are wonderful!

easycrafts said...

@ Asha, Mythreyee...thanks, Glad to know that we have atleast one thing in common:-)

@ Laavanya..thanks..great to know that u share my qualities wrt to handwork.Now i can proudly say i am not the only one of that kind..

@ Happy Cook .. Oh..but i can never even think of coming up to ur cooking skills

@ Kalai, Divya,Dhivya, Namratha, Soumya, Anu ...thanks

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