Nov 4, 2008

PEERKANGAI KOOTU RECIPE MARATHON 2 DAY 3


Ingredients:--

2 Medium size Ridge Gourd
1/2cup Moong dal
1/4cup Thoor dal
1 cup sambar onion (small onion peald and washed)
1 Medium size Tomato
2 Green chillis
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
1 tea sp sambar powder
1/2 tea sp mustard seeds
1/4 tea sp asafoetida
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/4tsp Turmind concentrate
Oil
salt to taste
a few curry leaves
Method:---
1. First fry the moong dal in a pressure pan for 5-6 min. and add the thoor dal combine both and pour 1 glass of water and pressure cook for 1 whistle.

2. Cut the ridge gourd into round pieces and add the pieces, green chilli, turmeric powder, and salt, tamarind concentrate to the dal and cook the dal till ridge gourd becomes soft.

3. Then in a pan heat the oil and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida let them splutter.Add the onion and fry till golden brown now add the chopped tomato cook for 6-7 min.

4. Now,add the dal and sambar powder to the pan and cook for 10 min. in medium heat. Kootu is ready.

5. Serve the kootu with rice,roti and puri.
The dal should be half cooked.If it is over cooked it will become garvy not kootu.
And one more thing you can use any other vegetables like bottle gourd, snake gourd, chow chow, banana flower.

22 comments:

LG said...

good one ya, will try this next time.

Shama Nagarajan said...

hai
yummy kootu...........
whats this recipe marathon?how to participate in this?

Priya said...

Quite easy n healthy kootu...lovely colour Rekha

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Divya Kudua said...

Healthy dish..have to admit that I have never tried cooking this veggie!!

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

A healthy & yummy kootu.

Curry Leaf said...

good one with ridge gourd,I always have difficulty in making a gravy with this or any other gourd.

PJ said...

Tasty kootu.We make this often..

Medhaa said...

this looks great and healthy

Sagari said...

kootu looks very comfortinggg

kamala said...

Kootu looks so yummy Rekha..I too make the same way.

Roopa said...

Good one rekha:) healthy and easy too:)

raaji said...

never tried ridgegourd this way.....next time thats it.am going to try......

Madhu said...

Looks good Rekha, i am a fan of ridge gourd love anything with it.

Bhawana said...

lovely curry to try :). Nice entry Rekha.

Divya.M said...

I feel like im in tamilnadu...adai and avial, kootu looks gr8....miss my home town...

Jeena said...

This looks wonderul I love the colour. :-)

n33ma said...

We make the same kind of kootu...nice pic

Sireesha said...

Lovely and superb kootu rekha:)

srikars kitchen said...

Kalakkunga.. looooooooookkkkkksssssssssss delicious............

Uma said...

kootu chala chala baagundi Rekha! I want it right now with my rice!:)

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

my husband is nt a fan of Perkangai, this recipe calls my name, gotta convince him and make it for lunch...