Vegetable Kootu

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - Toor Dal
  • 20 - Green beans
  • 3 - Carrot
  • 2 - Potato
  • 1 - Kohlrabi
  • 1 cup - Green peas and Lima beans
  • 1/2 tsp - Tamarind paste
  • Salt
  • For Masala:
  • 4 tsps - Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp - Channa Dal
  • 3 tsp - Dhania
  • 1.5 tsps - Pepper corns
  • 1 tsp - Jeera
  • 3 - Red chillies
  • 2 inch - Cinnamon
  • 4 - Cloves
  • For seasoning:
  • 1/2 cup - peanuts and cashews
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • Hing
  • Curry leaves

How to Make Vegetable Kootu

  • Fry all the ingredients for the masala with 1/4 tsp oil until it's golden brown.
  • Then put all the above with 1/2 cup coconut in a mixer and grind it to smooth paste, adding little water.
  • Cut beans into 2 pieces. Dice other vegetables into medium cubes.
  • Boil them in a vessel separately until they are tender.
  • Cook tuvar dal with 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker until 2 whistles.
  • Drain vegetables. Mix dal and vegetables in a big vessel.
  • Add ground masala, salt and tamarind paste.
  • Add water to required consistency and bring to boil.
  • Before taking it off the stove, add seasoning.
  • Serve with rice or chapattis.

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