* Yellow Cucumber : 1 big sized
*Salt : 1 1/2 table spoons
*Turmeric : 1/2 teaspoon
*Mustard seeds powder : 2 teaspoons ( This powder to be prepared by grinding mustard seeds )
Wash and peal the cucumber and drain water.
Cut in to small pieces. Add some salt and turmeric. Mix well. Leave it for two hours.
Then squeeze out the water from cucumber pieces with hands. Now mix mustard seeds powder.
For seasoning/tempering/popu :
*Vegetable oil : 3 table spoons
*Mustard seeds : 1/2 teaspoon
*Cumin seeds : 1 teaspoon
*Fennu greek seeds : 1/4 teaspoon
*Red chilli powder : 2 table spoons
*Salt : 1 1/4 table spoons
*Garlic crushed paste : 2 teaspoons
In a pan fry 1/4 tsp cumin seeds and fennu greek seeds ( methi seeds ). With out oil till they become light red. grind them in to fine powder.
Heat oil in a popu pan, once the oil is hot add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, let it to crackle. Add garlic paste,fry for a minute.
Turn off the heat. Keep it aside for cooling. Add red chilli powder, salt, cumin methi seeds powder, pinch of turmeric powder and prepared cucumber pieces.
Mix well. Keep this pickle in a clean container and keep it. From the next day cucumber pickle ready to serve.
This is very tasty to hot and cool rice.