Potato and Cucumber Kootu

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Cucumber - 2.
  • Potato - 3 (medium or 1 large).
  • Toor dal - 1/2 cups.
  • Desiccated Coconut - 3/4 cup.
  • green Chilli - 5.
  • Channa dal - 1 tbsp.
  • Urad dal - 1/2 tbsp.
  • Curry leaves - A few sprigs.
  • Jeera - 1/2 tbsp.
  • Salt - To taste.

How to Make Potato and Cucumber Kootu

  • Peel and cut the cucumber, potato into medium pieces.
  • Take a wok and add the veggies with just enough water for it to cook.
  • Add turmeric and channa dal.
  • Allow it to cook well.
  • Grind coconut, urad dal, jeera and green chilli into fine paste and set aside.
  • Pressure cook the Toor dal.
  • When the vegetables are done, add cooked tuvar dal, coconut paste, salt and mix well.
  • Now keep in it on simmer so that vegetables and gravy mix well.
  • When done, add seasoning of mustard and urad dal toasted in oil.
  • Finally put the curry leaves.
  • Garnish with a little coconut oil.
  • Serve with lootu or rice.