Vellarikkai Koottu

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Total Time:
1.75 hours
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Vellarikkai Koottu

  • Soak channa dal in water for 1 hour.
  • Clean and cook in a pressure cooker (up to 1 whistle).
  • Cut cucumber finely. Chop onions finely and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add black gram and mustard seeds.
  • When mustards splutter, add curry leaves, chopped onion and fry until the onions are slightly brown.
  • Add the cucumber and fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt.
  • Pour a cup of water and add the boiled channa dal.
  • Cook in medium flame for 15 minutes or until the cucumber is tender.
  • Add more water if required.
  • Garnish with coriander and serve with rice or chapattis.