Thouthe Koddel

Thouthe koddel is sour spicy curry using manglore cucumber or madras cucumber. Madras cucumber is also known as Thouthe in Tulu, Southekai in Kannda and Mogem in Konkani.




  • 2 cups Thouthe/Mangalore cucumber, cubed
  • 3/4 cup Fresh grated coconut
  • 4 dry red chillies, roasted
  • 1 piece Tamarind, marble piece soaked in ater
  • Salt, as per taste
  • Jaggery, as per taste
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 4 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  1. Grind coconut, tamarind and dry red chillies to fine paste. Keep aside.
  2. Pressure cook thouthe with 1.5 cup water and little salt for 1 whistles.
  3. Add water to thouthe and bring to boil.
  4. Add coconut paste. Mix well. Simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  5. Adjust taste with salt and jaggery.
  6. Temper with hot oil, fried garlic, curry leaves and mustard seeds.
  7. Serve Thouthe Koddel with steamed rice.

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