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Vendiya keerai kootu Recipe

Vendiya keerai kootu is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 bunch - fresh fenugreek/vendaiya keerai leaves
  • 1 cup - tur dal
  • 1/2 cup - moong dal
  • 1/2 cup - Channa dal
  • 1 - Onion
  • 2 - Green chillies (split lengthwise)
  • 1 - Tomato
  • 2 Cloves - Garlic
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • A bunch of Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • How to Make Vendiya keerai kootu:

    1. Clean the methi leaves and keep aside.
    2. In a pressure cooker, add the tur dal, channa dal, moong dal along with asafoetida, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, chopped tomato, garlic and sufficient water. Cook it for 4 whistles.
    3. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard. When they stop spluttering add the urad dal and curry leaves.
    4. Add the chopped chillies and onion.
    5. Saute for 5 mins.
    6. Now add the cooked dal along with the methi leaves and salt.
    7. Cover and cook in low flame, until the leaves are cooked.


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