Watermelon and Black Urad Dal Kootu

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups - watermelon, white rind chopped
  • 1/4 cup - black urad dal, soaked
  • 1/4 cup - toor dal, soaked
  • 1- onion, chopped
  • 1 - tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seeds
  • 3 - dry red chillies
  • A few - curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp - asafoetida powder
  • Coriander leaves - a few sprigs
  • To Grind:
  • 2 tbsp - grated coconut
  • 3 - green chillies
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - peppercorns

How to Make Watermelon and Black Urad Dal Kootu

  • Grind coconut, green chillies, cumin seeds and pepper to a fine paste
  • Heat a tsp of oil, add the onions, tomatoes and saute until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add watermelon pieces, and saute until the vegetables are half done
  • Now add toor dal, black urad dal, turmeric powder and salt to the vegetables.
  • Add enough water and pressure cook for 3 whistles
  • Heat oil, fry the mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds along with asafoetida powder and curry leaves and keep aside.
  • Once the pressure subsides add tempered spices, ground paste and cook for few minutes, turn off the stove.
  • Add the coriander leaves and serve
  • Recipe Courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe

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