Snakegourd kootu


3 cups chopped and cooked snakegourd
1 cup cooked greengram dal (moong dal)
2 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
Few curry leaves
Bit of asafoetida
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste

For masala - Roast(except coconut) and grind

2 tbsp blackgram dal
1 tsp black pepper
2 red chillies
4 tbsp grated coconut

Heat oil, add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add curry leaves and then cooked dal, cooked snakegourd, turmeric powder, asafoetida, salt and masala paste. Cook for 5 mins till thick.

Serve with rice/rotis

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SE(Denufood) said...

hey...looks delicious..

priya said...

looks to have it with rice!...tempting click!

Anupama said...

Been ages since I had this koottu :(... looks deli!

Chocolaty Lifestyle said...

Yummm, this one looks like a perfect dinner for me! :)

Nithya Praveen said...

Kootu with rasam chawal is jes so perfect.I miss eating these....i hardly find snakegourd here.Looks wonderful:)

Nithya Praveen

Nithya said...

Kootu is something that I just cant resist.. love this one too :)

Swathi said...

mom makes this kootu with split greengram dal .it looks delicious

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