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Cucumber Cake Recipe | Easy Sweet

Quick and Easy Cucumber Cake Recipe.
Course Sweet
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 3 -4
Author Geetanjali Kolvekar Saini


  • 2 Cups Grated Cucumber.
  • 1 ½ Cup Semolina.
  • 1 ½ Cup Jaggery.
  • ¾ Cup Grated Fresh Coconut.
  • 4 Green Cardamoms.
  • ¼ tsp Cumin Powder.
  • 3 tbsp Chopped Cashews Optional.
  • ½ tsp Butter for greasing the pan.


  • First of all roast the semolina till it will get pink colour and fragrant, once done keep aside.
  • Take green cardamom in mortar-pestle and powder them.
  • Now slice the cucumber and remove the seeds, if you are using regular cucumber then no need to remove the seeds, grate the cucumber and keep aside.
  • A lot of the cucumber juice will be collected in the bowl or in the plate, just add this to the batter.
  • In a bowl take roasted semolina, mix in the grated cucumber along with its juice, grated coconut, chopped cashews, powdered jaggery, cardamom powder and cumin powder.
  • Mix the batter very well without any lumps, the batter has a medium consistency and is neither too thick nor thin, depending on the consistency of the batter you can add a few tbsp of milk or coconut milk.
  • Now heat about 3 ½ cups water in idli steamer, grease the pan with coconut oil, pour the batter in the pan, place the pan in the steamer, cover the steamer with its lead.
  • Steam for 30-40 minutes until a knife inserted comes out clean, when the cucumber cake become warm or is cooked completely, then slice and serve.