Kothavarangai Thengai Kootu

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stir-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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South India has a wide range of side dish recipes that goes well with their main course and one such popular side dish for sambhar rice is 'Kothavarangai Thengai Kootu'. It is really simple and you can make it at home with a few ingredients: cluster beans, mustard, urad dal, channa dal, grated coconut, curry leaves and salt. 

Referred to as ' Kothavarangai' in Tamil, these cluster beans are loaded with proteins, soluble fiber and essential vitamins. Cook the boiled cluster beans along with mustard, urad dal, channa dal and grated coconut to achieve a mouth-watering side dish for your steamed rice or any form of variety rice.

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try ROUCH BEER CHICKEN WINGS WITH SPICY HABANERA CHILLY DIP , Palak Chole, Taiwanese Hamburgers, Omam Rasam

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  • Cluster Beans-1/2 cup
  • Mustard-1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal-1/2 tsp
  • Channa Dal-1/2 tsp
  • Curry Leaves-1 sprig
  • Grated Coconut-1/3 cup
  • Oil-1 tsp
  • Salt-to taste

How to Make Kothavarangai Thengai Kootu

  • Chop cluster beans and grate coconut. Boil water and add chopped cluster beans and cook. Strain and keep aside.
  • In a pan, add oil followed by mustard, urad dal, channa dal and curry leaves.
  • Add cooked cluster beans and salt. Also add grated coconut. Mix well and serve with sambhar and rice.