|Poosanikai Mor Kootu|
Fresh grated coconut - 1/4 cup heaped
Green chillies - 2
Jeera / Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Rice flour - 1/2 tsp
( Pour some water & grind it to a smooth paste)
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Methi / fenugreek seeds - 5
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Red chillies - 2
Curry leaves few
Chopped white pumpkin/poosanikai/ash gourd - 1 & 1/2 cups
Salt to taste
Beaten curd - 1/2 cup
Cook the pumpkin with salt & little water.
When half cooked add the ground coconut paste & cook till everything is well combined.
Switch off the stove,cool & add the beaten curd & mix it well.
Once curd is added do not boil the kootu.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour it into the kootu mix,serve as a side dish for rice.
a) You can add cabbage,chow chow,valaithandu,instead of pumpkin for this recipe.
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