Methi, Mango and Channa Dal Kootu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - channa dal
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 cup - methi leaves
  • 1 - raw mango (small sized, peeled and chopped)
  • 1 - onion (chopped)
  • 1 - tomato (big and juicy)
  • 1 tsp - sambar powder
  • 2 tbsp - grated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp - asafetida powder
  • 2 - dry red chillies

How to Make Methi, Mango and Channa Dal Kootu

  • Wash and cook the channa dal with chopped raw mango pieces and turmeric powder in a pressure cooker for up to 3 whistles.
  • Once the steam gets released, mash the cooked dal and mango pieces well.
  • Heat enough oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  • Then add urad dal and asafoetida powder. Add immediately the chopped onions, chopped tomatoes and saute until the vegetables get cooked.
  • Meanwhile, grind the grated coconut with cumin seeds as a fine paste.
  • Now add the methi leaves and cook for few minutes.
  • Add the cooked dal-mango mixture, sambhar powder to the greens. Bring everything to boil.
  • Add the already grounded paste to the cooking gravy. Cook for a few minutes and put off the stove.
  • Serve hot with rice or with idlis.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes