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Thakkali kootu recipe
Easy to make Coconut based Kootu recipe with tomato and moong dal
Lunch, Main Course
easy lunch recipes, healthy recipes
yellow moong dal
Salt as needed
Few curry leaves
In a vessel add the moong dal and wash it well
Add 1 cup of water, ½ tsp turmeric powder, and 2 pinches of asafoetida.
Pressure cook this for 4-5 whistles.
Keep the cooked dal aside.
Grind the coconut, green chili, and cumin seeds into a fine paste.
In a pan add coconut oil. Add mustard seeds, urad dal, red chili, asafoetida, and curry leaves.
Once the mustard seeds crackle and urad dal turn golden brown add the cubed tomatoes.
Saute this for 2 minutes.
Add 1 cup of water to this.
Add the salt.
Let this boil for 3 minutes.
Now add the cooked dal to this.
Mix well and add the ground coconut paste to this.
Add water to adjust the consistency.
Let this boil for 3-4 minutes.
Switch off the flame.
Garnish with few curry leaves.
Tomato kootu | thakkli kootu is ready.
1. You can add 1 tsp of sambar powder after adding the tomatoes.
2. Tomato kootu | thakkali kootu pairs well with plain rice and chapati too.