Sunday, September 12, 2010

Chow Chow Kootu

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1 1/2 cups boiled and mashed yellow moong dal
1 chow chow chopped in cubes
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 garlic clove chopped
1/4 cup fresh shredded coconut
Salt to taste
1 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp urad dal
Curry leaves

Roast and grind

2 tsp black pepper
1 tsp cumin seeds
7-8 green chillies


Heat half tbsp oil in a pan and add urad dal,mustard,cumin seeds when roasted add curry leaves and set aside the seasonings. In the same pan add 1/2 tbsp oil and add onions, salt, garlic and cook till onions are cooked, now add chow chow and cover. Cook till the chow chows are half done add the mashed dal and water for the consistency desired. Add the roasted and ground paste. Cook for 3 minutes for the flavors to get blended. Add the fresh shredded coconut and the seasonings to the kootu and stir well. Enjoy with rice.


jeyashrisuresh said...

chow chow kootu in pot looks very nice.

Srimathi said...

Kootu! yum. I would like to have it anytime.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Looks very nice in that beautiful pot.

Rachana said...

A new dish to me. Looks great in that beautiful pot.

Krishnaveni said...

my fav koottu, healthy and delicious

NIDHYA said...

Lovely dish in a pot. I have a different version of it in my space, i guess. said...

Simply superb and beautiful click.
Loving it:-)

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