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Thursday, June 18, 2009

PORICHA KOOTU - TYPE 2



You can choose any fresh vegetable of your choice.

INGREDIENTS:


Snake gourd - 1/2 kg.

Moong dal - 2 tablespoons
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp.
Jeera - 1/2 tsp.
Dry red chilly - 2 to 3
Urad dhal (split) - 1 tsp.
Coconut(scraped) - 3 tablespoons
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few
Hing
Salt
Oil - 1 tsp.

METHOD:

Pressure cook moong dhal with turmeric powder and mash it well. Keep aside.

In a pan, heat oil and fry chillies, and urad dhal till golden brown. Add jeera and saute for 5 seconds. Grind it in a mixie to a paste alongwith scraped coconut.

Cut snake gourd into small pieces. Cook it with a pinch of turmeric powder, required amount of salt and hing. When done, add the mashed dhal and ground paste and bring it to a boil till thick.

Season it with mustard seeds and curry leaves. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Goes well with South Indian meals, rice, pooris and chappatis.

7 comments :

  1. Me too make it the same way..looks nice:)

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  2. looks healthy and delicious...

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  3. looks delicious, I'd finish that with a bed of hot rice with a drizzle of ghee on it, yummmmmmmm!!

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  4. please pass me some!! I want to eat podalanga kootu sadham now! looks yummy!

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  5. Hi Aunty,
    This is Nithya(I am kaushik's Colleague).I tried the kootu.Romba nalla vanthathu.....Thanks for the yummy!!! kootu Recipe.I really got good comments from my hus :)


    Regards,
    nithya

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  6. Nithya,
    Nice to hear from you. Very happy to note that this blog is of use to somebody. thank you for your comment.

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