Brinjal Puliyita kootu

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Total Time:
15-30 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/4 kg - brinjal
  • 3 tsp - toor dal
  • 1 - small lemon sized tamarind
  • 2 tsp - sambar powder
  • 1 tsp - rice flour
  • Asafoetida - a pinch
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • 2 tsp - grated coconut
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - channa dal -
  • 1 tsp - urad dal

How to Make Brinjal Puliyita kootu

  • Pressure cook the dhal and keep aside
  • Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice
  • Chop finely the brinjal and cook
  • When the brinjals are half cooked add the tamarind extract, salt, turmeric and sambar powder
  • When the mixture starts to boil add the mashed dal
  • Mix the rice flour in little water and add to the kootu to make it thick and boil for sometime
  • In a separate pan heat oil and splutter mustard seeds, add the channa dal and urad dal and fry till the dal turns golden brown
  • Now add the grated coconut and fry till it becomes brown. Add a pinch of asafoetida
  • Add these seasoned dal to the kootu
  • Recipe courtesy: Subbu's Kitchen