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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Peerkangai Kootu Recipe / Ridge Gourd Kootu Recipe

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Peerkangai Kootu
Ingredients to be pressure cooked
Peerkangai/Ridge gourd - 2 small
( peel the skin and chop into small cubes )
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Chopped onion - 1/4
Chopped tomato - 1 small
Split yellow moongh dal - 1/2 cup
Water around 2 cups
Ingredients for grinding
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Jeera/cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Green chillies - 3
(Add little water & grind the above ingredients to a fine paste)
Tempering
Coconut oil - 6 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Red chillies - 3
Method
Take a pressure cooker,add all the above mentioned ingredients.
Cook till the dal is soft,switch off the flame.Wait for the pressure to release.
Open the pressure cooker & mash it slightly.
Now add the ground paste to the cooked dal.
Switch on the flame & boil for 1 or 2 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this into the dal,mix & best served with plain rice.

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