Saturday, February 04, 2012

Green Tomato Kootu

This is one of my favorite kootu, tried this long back and it didn't come up as I expected. Never tried this until now and it came out so well this time.


Pressure cook:

Tomato 4 nos cut into medium sized pieces
Green chilly 1 no
Moong Dal 1/4 Cup
Toor Dal 1/2 cup
Bengal Gram Dal(Channa Dal) 4 tbsp
Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
Turmeric 1/2 tsp

Kootu powder:

Dry red chillies 4 nos
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Coriander seeds 1 tsp
Black pepper 1 tsp
Bengal Gram dal 1 tbsp
Urad Dal 1 tsp
Ghee 1 tbsp


Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves
Corriander leaves
Oil 1 tbsp


1) Pressure cook all the ingrediants listed above for pressure cooking until 3 whistle.
2) Meanwhile fry all the ingrediants of kootu powder in the ghee and grind them into a fine powder
3) Once the pressure cooking is done add the kootu powder and let it boil until they are blended well.
4) Fry all the ingrediants of tempering and add it to the kootu and take of the heat.
It is ready to be served with just while rice or kara kulambu.

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