Friday, 11 May 2012


This is a very simple and delicious recipe. Can be a very good combination with Dosa or Idli.  

  • Soaked Peanut - 1small bowl
  • Soaked or frozen Green peas - 1small bowl
  • Vegetables like a potato, carrot, onion, tomato, beans etc - 1bowl
  • Curry leaves
  • Coriander leaves
  • Green chilli 1 sliced
  • Oil 2-3tsp
  • Cumin seeds 2tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1tsp
  • Asafoetida
  • Turmeric powder
  • Garam masala powder 1-2tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1-2tsp
  • Salt

  • Heat oil in a cooker. Add mustard and cumin seeds, wait till it flutters, then add green chilli, curry leaves, turmeric powder, Garam masala powder and red chilli powder. 
  • Add vegetable choppings, soaked peanut and green peas. Add salt and water.
  • Close the cooker with lid and cook it for 10mins.
  • Turn off the flames and let it cool down for 10mins before you try opening the lid. 
  • Garnish kootu with coriander leaves. Serve warm/hot kootu with Dosa or Idli.

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