Siru payiru kootu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/4 kg - siru payiru
  • onion
  • 2 - Tomato, chopped
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • oil
  • 3 tsp - sambar powder
  • For grinding:
  • 8 -10 tsp - grated coconut
  • 5 - red chillies
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 finely chopped - ginger

How to Make Siru payiru kootu

  • Soak siru payiru in water for 1 hour. Wash and drain the water.
  • Heat kadai and pour some refined oil.
  • Add mustard. When it splutters, add chopped onions, saute it till it turns golden brow. Keep fire on low.
  • Then add the chopped tomatoes to it and cook till it forms a gravy. Do not add water. If needed, add a little more oil.
  • To this mixture, add 2- 3 tsps of sambhar powder and salt as to your taste.
  • In the meanwhile, boil the siru payiru in water. Keep aside.
  • Meanwhile, grind the ingredients listed and make it into a fine paste with some water.
  • Add this mixture to the gravy and mix it well. Fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • Now add the sirupayiru to this mixture and mix it well.
  • This kootu should be a bit thin. So add a little water to it and mix it well.
  • This goes well with rice, chapattis or rotis.