Kootu curry is a very traditional dish. It is the inevitable part of a kerala sadya. A combination of chickpea and fresh raw vegetables, One of my favourite side dish in kerala sadya, this is the best.

Serves:
4-5


Cooking Time:
45 Min


Equipment:
Pressure cooker, grinder

Ingredients


  • Yam cubed | 1 cup
  • Raw plantain cubed | 1cup
  • Black chickpea | 1/2 cup
  • Grated coconut | 1/2cup + 1/2 cup
  • Cumin seeds | 1 tsp
  • Salt | to taste
  • Water | as required
  • Curry leaves | 2 springs
  • Red chilly | 3 nos
  • Mubstard seeds | 1 tbsp
  • Pepper powder | 1 tbsp
  • Coconut Oil | 3 tbsp

How to Cook!



Step – 1

  • Soak chickpea in water for overnight.
  • Take a pressure cooker, add Soaked chickpea, salt and cook it for 30 minutes after 1 whistle. Drain and Keep it aside.

Step – 2

  • Add cubed yam, raw banana, salt, pepper powder and 1 cup of water into the pressure cooker. Cook it for 2 whistle.
  • Open the lid and boil until the excess water dries out.

Step – 3

  • Grind 1/2 cup of grated coconut and cumin seeds into coarse paste.( add required amount of water while grinding)

Step – 4

  • Now add cooked chickpea and coconut paste into the cooked veggies and mix well. Allow the mixture to boil until the raw coconut smell subsides.

Step – 5

  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, allow it to splutter.
  • Add curryleavs and red chilly.
  • Now add 1/2 cup grated coconut and mix until golden brown.
  • Pour it into the kootucurry and give a good mix.

Enjoy..


Let me know your review once you cook this kootu curry Recipe.