Green gram, Potato and Carrot Kootu

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup - green grams
  • 1/2 cup - channa dal
  • 1 - potato (chopped)
  • 2 - carrots (chopped)
  • 1 - onion(chopped)
  • 2 - green chillies (slit opened)
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - urad dal
  • 2 - dry red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp - asafetida powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • A few sprigs - curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required
  • To roast and grind:
  • 2 tbsp - coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp -peppercorns
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 3 - dry red chillies
  • 3 tbsp - grated coconut

How to Make Green gram, Potato and Carrot Kootu

  • Roast and grind all the ingredients into a fine paste with enough water.
  • Pressure cook green grams and channa dal with turmeric powder and enough water until 3 whistles and keep aside.
  • Heat enough oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida powder and fry the red chillies until brown.
  • Add onions, curry leaves, green chillies and saute until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add carrots and potatoes and cook for a few minutes.
  • Add the cooked and mashed dals, the ground spice paste and cook everything for a few minutes.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes

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