Simple Potato and Cucumber Kootu

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 - small cucumbers or 1 large.
  • 3 - medium potatoes or 1 large.
  • 1.5 cups - Tur dal.
  • 3/4 cup - desiccated coconut.
  • 5 - green chilli.
  • 1 spoon - channa dal.
  • 1/2 spoon - urad dal.
  • Khadi patta-few sprigs.
  • 1/2 spoon - jeera.
  • Salt to taste.

How to Make Simple Potato and Cucumber Kootu

  • Peel and cut the cucumber, potato into medium pieces.
  • Take wok and add the veggies with just enough water for it to cook.
  • Add turmeric and channa dal.
  • Allow it to cook well.
  • In a mixer, grind coconut, urad dal, jeera and green chilli into fine paste like chutney and set aside.
  • Pressure cook the tuvar dal.
  • When the veggies are done, add tuvar dal, coconut paste and salt and mix well.
  • Now keep in it on sim so that veggies and gravy mix well.
  • When done, add seasoning of mustard and urad dal.
  • Finally, put the curry patta, switch off flame and add it to kootu.
  • Before serving pour little bit of coconut oil (optional).