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Snake Gourd and Oats Kootu Recipe

Snake Gourd and Oats Kootu is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 14 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 cup - Snack gourd pieces
  • 1/4 cup - Cooked moong dal
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp - quick cooking oats
  • 1 - Onion (chopped)
  • 1 - Tomato (chopped)
  • 1 tsp - Ginger (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds+urad dal
  • 2 - Dry Red Chillies
  • 4 - Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - Coriander leaves(chopped)
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • To Grind: 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • How to Make Snake Gourd and Oats Kootu:

    1. Grind as fine paste both cumin seeds and green chillies and keep it aside.
    2. Heat enough oil; allow the mustard seeds, urad dal and dry red chillies to splutter.
    3. Add chopped onions, curry leaves and saute until the onions turn translucent, add chopped tomatoes and minced ginger, cook everything until the tomatoes turns mushy.
    4. Add the chopped snake gourd pieces, ground paste, salt and turmeric powder, saute everything until the vegetables shrinks.
    5. Now add the quick cooking oats; saute everything in medium high flame for a while.
    6. Add enough water to the cooked moong dal and add the dal to the cooked vegetables.
    7. Cook until the vegetables are done, finally add the chopped coriander leaves and turn off the stove.
    8. Serve hot with hot steaming rice and rotis.
    9. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe


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