Tavsali / Cucumber Cake

Tavsali / Cucumber Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Tavsali is traditional recipe from goa. it is very unique cake made with yellow cucumber but we can make this cake with green cucumber too. It is a steamed cake and very nutricious in summer days . As cucumber is generally comes in summers so this is a total summer recipe from goa. Got this recipe from Adsana recipes.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Desserts
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Servings 5

Ingredients
 

  • cup Sooji or rava half rava
  • cup Cucumber one grated
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Powder or coconut fresh grated or dry coconut
  • cup Powdered Jaggery half
  • 2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 6-7 Almonds finely chopped
  • Clarified Butter or oil some oil for greasing
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Instructions
 

  • First dry roast rava for about 5-6 minutes in low flame .
    Tavsali / Cucumber Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now in a big bowl take all dry ingredients as roasted rava , jaggery powder,cardamom powder , dry coconut powder .Mix all ingredients well .
    Tavsali / Cucumber Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now take grated green cucumber.
    Tavsali / Cucumber Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add this grated cucumber and chopped almonds to dry ingredients and mix well .
    Tavsali / Cucumber Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Don't add any milk or liquid , cucumber water is sufficient for batter . Batter should be not very thick or thin.
    Tavsali / Cucumber Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now grease the cake tin with oil and pour cake batter . Now steam it in steamer for about 15- 20 minutes .
    Tavsali / Cucumber Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Turn of the gas burner and let cool down the cake .Tavsali is ready .
    Tavsali / Cucumber Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • When compeletly cool down then cut into small pieces and garnish with chopped almonds . Enjoy tavsali.
    Tavsali / Cucumber Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

in original recipe they use fresh coconut and yellow cucumber . In US i didnt find yellow one so i have used green but it equally tastes good . i have used dry coconut powder instrad of fresh one but it has not effected the taste. 

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Kanwaljeet Chhabra
Kanwaljeet Chhabra

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