Koottu Curry Recipe

October 17, 2011

Ingredients

1/2 cup Bengal gram  Dal
1/2 cup Inner flesh of drum stick
2 tablespoon White gram dal
1/2 cup Grated coconut
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
1/4kg (all together) Pumpkin, snake gourd, Long runner beans, yam, cucumber
1/4 cup Coconut oil
3 Dried red chillies
3 Green chillies
Salt to taste
2 sprig Curry leaves
1 teaspoon Mustard
1 tablespoon Ghee

How to make Koottu Curry

 

  • Grind 1/2cup grated coconut with turmeric powder and green chillies into a fine paste..
  • Pressure cook the bengal gram dal with salt and water to a thick gravy
  • Clean and cut the vegetables into small pieces. Boil the vegetables by steaming.
  • Heat oil and season mustard, white gram dal, dried red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add the ground coconut mixture. Saute for sometime, till the water dries. Add the cooked vegetables, salt and bengal gram dal to it and simmer it on low heat
  • Heat 1tablespoon ghee and fry the 1/4cup grated coconut in it till golden brown. Season the koottucurry with it and mix well.

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