Tirunelveli Koottansoru

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Tirunelveli Koottansoru

  • Clean and wash the dal and rice separately.
  • Wash and cut vegetables length wise.
  • Separate the drumstick leaves.
  • Make a thick tamarind juice.
  • Grind 100 gms of onion and cumin in the mixer.
  • Pressure cook the dal and turmeric powder in water.
  • Remove it from the heat to avoid the dal from getting soft.
  • Add rice, vegetables, 100 gms of onion, drumstick leaves, tamarind juice, ground onion-cumin paste, sambhar powder and salt in the cooker.
  • Add sufficient water (depends on type of rice) to cook, mix well and check the seasoning.
  • Pressure cook for up to 3 or 4 whistles.
  • Now heat oil in a separate pan.
  • Saute mustard, urad dal and dried chillies.
  • Add tempering on the cooker after the steam evaporates and mix it well.
  • Spread 2 tbsp ghee on top and serve with papad.