Sunday, August 19, 2012

Kootu with sambar podi

This can be made with Chowchow, snake gourd, ash gourd, cucumber.

Tur dal                          : 1/4 cup pressure cooked

Vegetable                      : 500 gms
Channa dal                   : 2 tblsp
Turmeric powder           : 1 Tsp
Sambar podi                  : 1 tsp
For seasoning:

Urad dal                        : 2 tsp
Red chillies                   : 2 or 3
Jeera                            : 1/2 tsp
Grated Coconut            : 2 tblsp
Mustard seeds
Curry leaves

Preparation Method:

Cut vegetable into small squares. Add turmeric powder, 2 tblsp channa dal and enough water.
When the vegetables are almost cooked , add sambar podi and salt and boil till they are fully done.
Now add the mashed dal and mix well. Boil together for 2 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds. Then add Jeera, urad dal and red chillies. Switch off and add grated coconut and aasafoetida and curry leaves.
Pour over the vegetable- dal mix. Let the mix cook together for a minute and take off the stove.

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