Raw Tomato Kootu

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - raw tomato
  • 1/2 cup - coconut
  • 1/4 cup - channa dhal
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin (jeera)
  • 3 or 4 - red dried chillies
  • salt to taste
  • For seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard
  • 1/4 tsp - urad dhal
  • 5 - curry leaves

How to Make Raw Tomato Kootu

  • Cut the tomatoes.
  • Each tomato can be cut into eight pieces.
  • Cook the channa dhal till tender.
  • Keep two tsps of coconut aside.
  • Grind the remaining coconut, jeera and red chillies into a thick smooth paste.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt.
  • Cook the tomato and add the cooked channa dhal.
  • Add the ground coconut paste, mix and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from fire.
  • In a kadai, add coconut oil and mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add urad dhal and fry till lightly brown.
  • Add the coconut and fry till golden brown.
  • Add to the kootu, and garnish with curry leaves.
  • Add the curry leaves.
  • Serve with chapatti, puri and dosa.

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