Sunday, July 16, 2006

Kootu Curry


Chana Dal - cup (boiled)
Yam - cup (diced)
White Pumpkin - cup (diced)
Red chili Powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - tsp
Grated and fried Coconut - 2 cups
Grated Coconut - 1 cup
Jeera - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Few Curry Leaves
Jaggery - 1 piece
Coconut Oil - 1tbsp
Salt to taste


Boil Yam, White Pumpkin, red Chili powder, Turmeric powder and Salt in a pan with 1 cup water. To this add the boiled Dal and Jaggery.

Next, make a paste of grated Coconut and Jeera. Add this paste to the above preparation. Boil this for 5-10 mins. Remove this pan from the flame once it boils.

In a frying pan fry the Mustard Seeds and Curry Leaves with Coconut Oil. Pour this over the curry. Add of the fried grated Coconut and use the remaining to garnish.

The Kootu Curry is now ready to be served hot.

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