Archive for the ‘Kootu’ Category

Pasalai Keerai kootu(Malabar Spinach with Mung Curry)

Serving: 4 | Type: Veg-Side Dish Ingredients: Spinach -1bunch Mung Dhal(cooked) -½ cup Turmeric -pinch Green Chili -2 Onion(Chopped) -¼ Tomato(chopped) -1 Salt -to taste   Seasoning: Coconut Oil -1tbsp Mustard -1tsp Urad Dhal -1tsp Red Chili -2  Asafotida -pinch     Method: Cook the mung dhal separately and keep it aside. Wash and cut […]

Mixed Baby Greens Kootu

Serving: 4 |Type: Veg-Side Dish Ingredients: Mixed Greens(Chopped) -3cups Mung Dhal(pasi paruppu) -¼ cup Onion(chopped) -½ cup Tomato(chopped) -½ cup Green chili(slit) -2 Sambar Powder -½tsp Turmeric -¼tsp Garlic(optional) -1(crushed) Salt -to taste   Seasoning: Oil -1tbsp Mustard -1tsp Urad Dhal -1tsp Cumin -½tsp Red Chili -2 Method: Cook the dhal with water in the […]

Dosakkai Paruppu(Lemon Cucumber With Lentil Gravy)

Serving: 4 |Type: Veg-Gravy   Ingredients: Thoor Dhal -½ cup(cooked) Dosakkai -1(diced) Onion -¼ cup(diced) Tomato -1(diced) Green Chili -5 Chili Powder -1tsp Tamarind Paste -1tsp(optional) Turmeric -¼tsp Salt -to taste Coriander leaves -few Seasoning: Oil -2tsp Mustard -1tsp Cumin -½tsp Asafetida -pinch Red Chili -1 Curry Leaves -few Garlic(crushed) -1(optional) Method: Cook the thoor […]

Chow Chow Mor Kootu(Chayote squash with Yogurt)

  Serving:3 |Type: Veg-Side Dish Ingredients: Chow Chow -1(diced) Green Chili -2 or 3 Cumin -1tsp Grated Coconut -2tbsp Rice flour -1tsp Yogurt beaten ½ or 1cup Salt -to taste   Seasoning: Coconut Oil -1tsp Mustard -½tsp Urad Dhal -½tsp Red Chili -1 Curry Leaves -few Asafotida -pinch(optional)   Method: Grind green chili, coconut, cumin […]

Keerai varuthu aracha kootu(spinach with Roasted coconut Curry)

Serving: 4 | Type: Veg-Side Dish Ingredients: Spinach -1bunch Thoor Dhal(cooked) -½ cup Turmeric -pinch Salt -to taste   Seasoning: Coconut Oil -1tbsp Mustard -1tsp Urad Dhal -1tsp  Asafotida -pinch   Roast and Grind: Grated Coconut -2tbsp Red, Green Chilies each -1 Black Pepper -½tsp Bengal Gram Dhal -1tbsp  Urad Dhal -1tsp   Method: Roast […]

Raw Thakkali Kootu (Green Tomato Gravy)

Serving: 4 | Type: Veg –Side Dish Ingredients: Raw Tomato -1 cup(Diced) Green Chili -4(Slit) Onion -¼ cup(Diced) Green Gram Dhal -½ cup Turmeric -pinch Salt -to taste Seasoning: Oil -1tsp Mustard -½tsp Urad Dhal -½tsp Cumin -¼tsp Curry leaves -few Red Chili -1 Asafotida -pinch Method: Boil the green gram dhal (pasi paruppu) and […]