Grind the coconut, cumin seeds, putana dal, coriander leaves, green chilli and ginger, with a little bit of water, to a smooth, fine paste. Keep aside.
Take the cucumber, turmeric powder and salt in a pan. Add 2-3 tablespoons water.
Cover and cook on low heat till the cucumber is cooked through.
Add the ground paste and mix well.
Continue cooking on low heat, till the mixture is cooked. Switch off heat.
Add the beaten curd and mix well.
Bring it back to heat.
Cook on low heat, continuously stirring, till you see steam coming up. Switch off heat.
In another pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil.
Add the mustard and cumin seeds.
When they start to crackle, add the chilli, chopped garlic and curry leaves. Fry till the garlic turns slightly brown in colour
Pour over the curd mixture.
Serve the Majjige Huli hot with Rice.