Jun 28, 2008


Yes water melon kootu this is a very tasty and helthy one Ihope you people like this.And this will go very well with rice and roti.And recipe is like this


1 cup-water melon cubes[peal outer green skin and red flesh part you can use between red flesh and green skin that wight part cut in to cubes]

1cup-split uard dal

1tebsp-grated coconut

4-5-green chillis

1tesp-cumin seeds

1/2 tesp-mustard seeds


a few curry leaves

turmeric powder-1/4tesp

salt to taste



Heat a pan and add uard dall and dry rost till golden colour and add 1cup water and water melon cubes.Add salt and turmeric and let it cook till soft

Grind grated coconut and green chillis,cumin seeds in to a coarse paste and add this to dal and water melon mixture and let it cook till dal become soft

Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds,asafoetida and currry leaves and add this to cooked dal mixture.

Remove from fire and serve hot with rice or roti

You can use moong dal also for this


RamyaBala said...

Wtemelon in kootu..SOunds to be a great recipe...Rekha,I posted a comment earlier,but I think it was not posted properly..U have an award waiting in my blog..chk it out...