April 22, 2011

Cucumber cups

A veggie delight made with cucumber, carrots and green peppers(capsicum) loaded with nutrients. The stuffing can be altered with any vegetables as u wish. This is easy to make and will attract kids. Am submitting this recipe for the Food contest in Manjula's Kitchen


Cucumber - 1
Groundnut powder (coarse) - 2 tbsp
Bread crumbs

Shredded Carrots- 1/2 cup
diced Capsicum- 1/4 cup
chopped Onions - 1/4 cup
Diced tomatoes - 2 tbsp
grated ginger - 1 tbsp
coriander leaves


Heat oil in a pan. Add Ginger and onions and saute well. To this add carrots and capsicum and saute for 2 minutes. Then add tomatoes, coriander leaves, salt and pepper and mix well. Turn off the stove and cool the mix.

Cucumber cups

Peel the skin of the cucumber and cut into 4 or 5 pieces. Each piece will serve as a cup.

Gently remove the inner seeds of the cup leaving the bottom part.

On the hollow top, stuff the prepared vegetable mix. On the top, layer groundnut powder, bread crumbs and cheese

Bake the cucumber cups in 400F oven for 10 minutes or until the cheese melts

Remove from oven and serve hot

1 comment:

  1. This is something new n interesting...great refreshing snack... New addition to my list...thanx for stopping by my space...really tats a different n tasty pulav...try it n post your feedback...thank you...see you again :)


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