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Saturday, April 3, 2010

SNAKE GOURD KOOTU RECIPE

Kootu with any veggies is a comfortable food for all of us in my home. It can be made with any veggies and this time i made with snake gourd. You can make this with any veggies of your choice. Normally we use beans,chow chow, drumstick,or eggplant to make kootu.

kootu

INGREDIENTS:

 

SNAKE GOURD 2 SMALL
YELLOW MOONG DHAL 1/2 CUP
CHANNA DAL 1 FISTFUL
URAD DAL 1 TBLSP
CUMINSEEDS 1/4 TSP
COCONUT SCRAPPED 1/4 CUP
COOKING OIL 1 TSP
RED CHILLI 2-3 NOS.
COCONUT OIL 1/2 TBLSP(OPTIONAL)
MUSTARD SEEDS 1/2 TSP
ASAFOETIDA A GENEROUS PINCH
TURMERIC POWDER A PINCH
SALT AS NEEDED
CURRY LEAVES FEW

kootu

  • Wash and slit the Snake Gourd and remove the seeds from the center.
  • Cut it into half circles.
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  • Soak the yellow moongdal and channa dal in water and add the snake gourd on the top of it.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder.
  • Pressure cook it .
  • In a kadai, add  the urad dal and redchillies and saute till golden brown.
  • Add the cumin seeds and coconut scraping.
  • Grind it into a smooth paste by adding little water to it.
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  • Heat a kadai add the cooking oil and temper with mustard seeds and asafoetida.
  • Add th cooked dal and veggie mixture and the ground paste to it.
  • Mix well.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Add coconut oil to it.(ONLY IF YOU ARE USING)
  • Garnish with curry leaves.
  • Serve with hot rice.

 

I couldn’t take any pictures at this stage since my camera’s battery was exhausted.

kootu

VARIATION:

YOU CAN REPACE REDCHILLIES WITH 1/2 –3/4 TSP OF BLACK PEPPER.

25 comments:

  1. Sounds very nice,i usually add sambhar powder,butthis must be so flavorful,will try next time :)

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  2. Oh wow I love this and do exactly the same with snake guard, brinjal and cabbage. Perfect combo with rice and spicy poriyal.

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  3. healthy n tasty recipe..first time here...you have a wonderful space...glad to follow u...Do visit my blog sometime...

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  4. Wat a fantastic kootu, i do the same too..very tempting clicks..

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  5. woowww...i m sure its gonna taste awesome with chappathi and rice :)

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  6. Kuttu is one of my fav...but this style i never tried before.Will try it...Thanks for posting.

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  7. yes.. its nice... i have tried it

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  8. yummy kootu...love the flavour of this kootu

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  9. I prepare it in the same way .Being a south Indian ,I can relate to your recipes. My favourite is always kootu as it does not require much oil.

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  10. I use green chillies, must try with red chillies...
    Kootu looks delicious and very tempting dear :-)

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  11. Looks so yummmm.. I love kootu so much :)

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  12. This recipe sounds devine.I have never cooked snake gourd with coconut before will surely try it.

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  13. S does not like Snake gourd, tis kootu looks really tempting, a good way to hide the gourd. can this be made with bottle gourd too? I would love to try with that. Thanks Jeyashri.

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  14. Creamy and delicious koottu...

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  15. PARI, WE CAN MAKE WITH BOTTLE GOURD TOO.

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  16. i was lookin' for this kootu.lovely.

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  17. I love this koottu..but never made it myself :-) thanks for sharing the recipe Jeyashri

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  18. Very healthy and yummy recipe..
    first time here..looks very nice space here..

    Gald to follow you..

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  19. wooow,,kootu romba nalla irukku jayashree... naan kooda kootu seiyanumnu yosichuttu irunthen,, enakku rombha pidicha recipe rice kooda nalla irukum,,, you hv nice space dear with nice recipes,,

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  20. Hi...looks so yummy and would love to try this version....

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  21. wow this sounds delicious.

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  22. Not sure why your posts aren't showing up in my reader anymore.. will have to fix it. That kootu looks awesome and I'm always game for kootus any day.. veggie and dhal together - nutritious and tasty.

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  23. Willl try this with pepper..My hubby will like this for sure..thnx.

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  24. Snake guard kootu looks divine.

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