Pulippu Kootu

Ingredients (Translation)

Boiled Vegetables like potato, carrot, peas, beans, plantain, yam, sweet potato
A small piece of tamarind soaked in water
Salt to taste
Few Curry Leaves
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/4 tsp Asafoetida
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
2 tbsp Oil

For Masala
2 tsp bengalgram dal
1 tsp coriander seeds
4 Red chillies
3 tbsp grated coconut

Roast the masala ingredients and grind it to a fine paste using water.

Heat oil and add mustard seeds. When it starts spluttering, add turmeric powder, curry leaves and tamarind juice.

Allow it to boil. Add the boiled vegetables. If too thick add some water.

Add salt and asafoetida and allow it to boil.

It should be a bit thick consistency. If very watery, add some rice flour paste to the kootu.

Serve with rice or chapatis.
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Rajitha said...

yummy! will be great with rice and papdam...

Asha said...

Masala sounds great!! Slurp!!:))

Seena said...

mmmm, yummy , simple curry , best with rice.......

Suganya said...

What is the difference b/w this kootu and arachu vitta samabr?

easycrafts said...

@ Rajitha, Seena ....it definetely tastes very nice with rice

Thanks Asha for ur comments

@ Suganya-

This is mainly a sidedish and is thick as compared to sambhar. The proportions in ingredients makes all the difference-for sambhar, tamarind is used more, whereas here it is less.

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