Raw Banana Pulitta Koottu

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 - raw banana
  • 3 tsp - toor dal
  • 1 - small lemon size 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 Raw Banana Pulitta Koottu

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