Okra Kootu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 15-20 - okra
  • Tamarind - small ball, soaked in 1.5 cups water
  • 2-3 tbsp - tur dal, cooked
  • 5 - red chillies
  • 1 tsp - Bengal gram dal
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • Asafoetida
  • 2-3 tbsp - coconut powder
  • 1 tsp - jaggery
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 tbsp - oil
  • Mustard
  • Coriander leaves

How to Make Okra Kootu

  • Cut the okra into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry red chillies, Bengal gram dal, urad dal, asafoetida.
  • Grind them with coconut. Heat some more oil, splutter mustard and add okra to it.
  • Fry the okra till it is not sticky.
  • Take 1.5 cups of tamarind juice. Put the fried okra into the tamarind juice along with the ground coconut paste, salt and jaggery. Pressure cook it.
  • After taking out, mix with tuvar dal.
  • Heat it again so that the kootu will get required consistency.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.