Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Koottu Curry


1. Black chickpeas/kadala/chana cooked - 1/2 cup
2. Elephant Yam/chenna - 3/4cup (cubed)
3. Raw plantain - 1(cubed)
4. Chilly powder -1/2 tsp
5. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
6. Curry leaves - 1 stalk
7. Salt to taste
8. Jaggery - 2 tbsp
9. Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
10. Whole pepper corns -1/2 tsp
11. Cumin seeds -1/4 tsp
12. Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
13. Dry red chillies - 1 no
14. Coconut slices -2 tbsp
15.  pepper corns - 3 crushed
16. Coconut oil - 2 tsp

Method Of Preparation:
1. Soak the black chickpea/kadala in water previous night and then Pressure cook it until it becomes soft. Cook the raw plantain,  yam,chilly powder, turmeric powder, salt with just the required amount of water in a pan ,then add jaggery and mix well.
2. Coarsely grind the grated coconut, cumin seeds and pepper corns. Add this mixture to the cooked vegetables and mix well. Check for salt. Cook  until the raw taste of coconut is gone. Add the cooked kadala to the above mixture(without water). Mix well. Cook for 2 minutes. Switch off the heat.
3.  In another pan add oil, sputter mustard , fry dry red chillies, curry leaves, crushed pepper corns, and coconut slices( till they are brown in color). Add this to the curry.
4. Serve hot for rice.



42 comments:

  1. Wow.... this looks amazing!! Will surely try it out as all the 3 main ingredients are my fav!!

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  2. Yummy and delicious Kootu curry,nice preparation and healthy too...

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  3. hey great recipedear....yummy koottucurry

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  4. Looks so tempting Reshmi, love the flavors :)

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  5. very delicious curry..not only for rice it will give more taste while eating with chapathi too..

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  6. I can have this delicious kootu curry with anything,simply mouthwatering here..

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  7. Looks delicious...and yummy flavors..

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  8. Delicious kootu curry,my favorite in sadhya..

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  9. Now that's surely tempting -looks great..
    US Masala

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  10. Yummy and delicious curry..nice recipe..

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  11. My mom used to make this Reshmi - was silly and fussy about it then, but now I am sure I would love it!!! looks yummy!

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  12. Nice combo of veggies and channa!! looks yummmmm!:P :P

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  13. very delicious curry..n full of protein...great.

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  14. koottu curry looks so delicious...love to have with rice...:)

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  15. that would be great with rice..yum

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  16. looks so good and healthy!

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  17. Yummy kootu curry! It's very nice!

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  18. I have personally tasted this and it was good. So you all can for sure try out this recipe..Njan Guarantee... ;)

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  19. Hmmm.. I love kootu curry a lot. But what I make is of yellow colour. Yummy..

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  20. Delicious! That's one of my favorite curries from sadhya. Sadly enough, I've never tried it at home...!

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  21. love the flavors reshmi.. love them with rotis

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  22. yummy and delicious curry :)

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  23. My neighbor who is a Malayali used to pass it to me whenever she cooks it. As I have moved I have to make it myself when the craving rises. Book Marked.

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  24. looks comfortable and good home food! loved the concept of kootu + curry :)

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  25. One of my sandya favs. You have a wonderful space. See you again

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  26. This looks delicious and it is protein packed which makes it most desirable. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  27. Generally , am a big fan of veggie;s and it's a YES dish 4 me

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  28. Healthy, flavorsome & quite filling!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  29. this curry of yam is very interesting! wish i could give a try!

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