Tirunelveli Koottansoru

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 250 gms - rice (boiled or raw)
  • 150 gms - dal
  • 50 gms - potato
  • 150 gms - carrot
  • 150 gms - beans
  • 2 - drumsticks
  • 1 cup - drumstick leaves
  • 100 gms - brinjal
  • 200 gms - shallots/small onion
  • 4 - green chillies
  • 1 - large-sized lemon
  • tamarind
  • 3 tbsp - sambar powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - cumin
  • 50 gms - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 2 tbsp - urad dal
  • 8 - dried chillies
  • salt required
  • 2 tbsp - ghee (optional)

How to Make Tirunelveli Koottansoru

  • Clean and wash the dal and rice separately.
  • Wash and cut vegetables length wise.
  • Separate the drumstick leaves.
  • Make a thick tamarind juice.
  • Grind 100 gms of onion and cumin in the mixer.
  • Pressure cook the dal and turmeric powder in water.
  • Remove it from the heat to avoid the dal from getting soft.
  • Add rice, vegetables, 100 gms of onion, drumstick leaves, tamarind juice, ground onion-cumin paste, sambhar powder and salt in the cooker.
  • Add sufficient water (depends on type of rice) to cook, mix well and check the seasoning.
  • Pressure cook for up to 3 or 4 whistles.
  • Now heat oil in a separate pan.
  • Saute mustard, urad dal and dried chillies.
  • Add tempering on the cooker after the steam evaporates and mix it well.
  • Spread 2 tbsp ghee on top and serve with papad.

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