Mixed Vegetable Kootu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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