Pigeon peas cooked with yellow cucumber-An Andhra speciality
Dosakaya Pappu is a very popular comfort food from the state of Andhra Pradesh. it is a very quick and no fuss recipe with basic ingredients .It goes very well with steamed rice or roti.
Dosakaya is a favourite vegetable in Andhra ,It is used to make daal, chutney and pickles ,It is quite lemony in taste and blends well with the spices added. Dosakaya /yellow cucumber is low in fat, calories and very high water content so help to improve gall bladder and kidney problems.It is a good source of fiber and potassium.
Sometimes the dosakaya turn out to be bitter in taste so before start making the daal you have to check the dosakaya ,so cut a small piece and taste it .if it is bitter then you have to throw the whole dosakaya .If it tastes fine only then you can use it, If the melon seeds are small and tender then you can use them if you wish or just discard them ,it depends on personal preference.