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Mixed Vegetable Kootu Recipe

Mixed Vegetable Kootu is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 150 g- Carrot
  • 150 g- Potato
  • 100 g- peeled Green peas
  • 150 g- French beans
  • 150 g- yellow Pumpkin
  • 150 g- flat beans
  • 4 slit- green chilies 1/3 cup- Tamarind juice
  • 1/2 tsp- Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup - cooked Toor Dal
  • 1 tbsp- Jaggery powder
  • few Curry leaves
  • salt to taste
  • For Masala Powder: 12 - red chilies
  • 1/3 cup - Chana dal
  • 1/3 cup- Coriander seeds
  • 1 cup- grated Coconut
  • roast all these without oil and powder
  • For Seasoning:
  • 2 tbsp- gingelly (sesame) oil
  • 1 tsp- Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp- Fenugreek
  • How to Make Mixed Vegetable Kootu:

    1. Pressure cook all the vegetables with the moong dal, add a little salt and turmeric powder.
    2. Grind the coconut, green chillies and pepper corns to a smooth paste.
    3. Once the vegetables and dal are cooked, transfer to a kadai.
    4. Then add the ground paste and cook till the raw smell disappears.
    5. The kootu should have a semi-solid consistency, so add minimum water while cooking the vegetables.
    6. Heat oil in a small fry pan, add the curry leaves, mustard and urad dal.
    7. When the mustard splutters add this garnish to the kootu.


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