Special Vegetable Kootu

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Special Vegetable Kootu

  • Fry the masala ingredients, except coconut, till the raw smell goes.
  • Then grind it to a paste with coconut and pinch of salt.
  • Pressure cook all the vegetables including peanuts up to 3 whistles max or boil them in a closed pan with 2 tsp salt. Drain them and keep aside.
  • Pressure cook the tuvar dal as well. You can do this along with vegetables by keeping both in different vessels.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil, add 1 tsp mustard seeds, pinch of turmeric and hing, add all vegetables and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Then add tamarind paste, jaggery with 1/2 cup water and let it boil.
  • Add the ground paste, then tuvar dal paste and let boil for 5 minutes.
  • Add required salt and water to desired consistency.
  • Serve hot with rice.