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Chow Chow Kootu

Kootu(Semi solid curry made with Lentil and Vegetable) is an important dish in South Indian cooking.It's Simple,Delicious and Healthy part in meal.I am a Big fan of kootu,because it goes well with Sambhar,Rasam,Curd and white rice.It tastes Fantastic With Roti's and White Steamed Rice.Here my recipe

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Ingredients:

Chow Chow(Chayote)-1
Onion-1
Tomato-1
Boiled Channa Dal-1/4 cup
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Salt-To taste

For Seasoning:

Mustard-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves

To Grind:

Grated Coconut-3 tsp
Green chilli-2
Jeera-1/2 tsp

Preparation method:

1. Heat the oil in pan,add Seasoning ingredients,Allow it to pop up.
2. Add chopped onion,saute well.Now add Tomato and saute until it cooks.
3. Now add Turmeric,chilli powder and Salt,Fry until the raw smell goes.
4. Add Chopped Chow chow,saute well.Add 2 cups of water,allow it to cook.
5. Once it cooks well,add boiled Channa Dal,mix well.cook for 2-3 min.
6. Finally add grounded paste,mix well,Allow it to cook for another 2-3 min.
7. Serve hot with Rice or Roti.

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13 comments:

Sailaja Damodaran said...

nice click...making me hungry

Sanghi said...

Wow.. my favt kootu dear, all the dishes in the photo looks like my version! Good click.! Do try to participate in my FIL-Ghee sweets event @http://sanghi-tastybites.blogspot.com/2009/09/fil-ghee-for-this-season-and-spicy.html

my kitchen said...

Thanks Sailaja,Thanks Sanghi,Sure i will send my recipe soon

Uma said...

mmm. tempting kootu! looks sooo yummy :)

Sushma Mallya said...

Dish looks delicious and very new to me....Thanks for dropping by and leaving a lovely comment....do keep in touch....

Nithya said...

Kootu is my favorite in South Indian samayal. :) Looks lovely and yumm..

Sarah Naveen said...

Koottu looks so tempting dear!!
Thanks for dropping by vazhayila..
Keep rocking!!!

Ammu Madhu said...

என் ப்ளாக்கில் உங்களின் கமென்ட்டிற்கு நன்றி இசை..சவ் சவ் கூட்டு எனக்கு ரொம்ப பிடிக்கும்..உங்க வேர்ஷன் ரொம்ப நல்லா இருக்கும் போல தோணுது...கண்டிப்ப செய்து பாத்துட வேண்டிதான்..


அன்புடன்,

அம்மு.

Raje said...

Kootu looks yummy! nice click!

sandhya said...

Thanks for visiting my blog..
you have a lovelyspace..
its good to see our authentic southindian.. food...

Rohini said...

Adding Onions, tomatoes in Kootu is new to me. Will try this out soon... And thanks for dropping by! You sure have a gr8 space..Following you...!

SathyaSridhar said...

First time,,a minute before i was searching for chow chow kootu i never cooked this before urs is perfect one am going to try ur kootu recipe dear...

SathyaSridhar said...

First time,,a minute before i was searching for chow chow kootu i never cooked this before urs is perfect one am going to try ur kootu recipe dear...

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