Recipes - Cucumber Pudding (Manddas)


1 cup raw rice

1 cup boiled rice

1 cup fresh coconut

2 cups cucumber (peeled and scraped)

1 cup jaggery or according to your taste

1 tsp. cardamom powder

Little salt



Soak the rice for 5-6 hours.  Grind the rice along with cucumber, coconut and jaggery. Grind till well blended. Add cardamom powder and salt.  For the baking pan apply ghee and pour the mixture into it, cover with foil and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees for 45 minutes and then remove the foil and bake for another 10 minutes.  Cool and cut into pieces.  Note: You can also steam this pudding.

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  • Rose, Mangalore/Dubai

    Sun, Mar 25 2012

    Dear Allen,
    Please encourage your wife to prepare this recipe. It turned out good for me. I baked it on a plantain leaf for the traditional taste. Prepared it several months ago. A muslin cloth is not needed for preparing mandaas.

  • Allen, Mangalore/Dubai

    Thu, Sep 22 2011

    Hi Sarita,
    My Wife started with your Manddas and burnt my Munddas (Net cloth). Today again she is planning to try it again. Hope it would be tasty.......... :D

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