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November 24, 2010

VAZHAKKAI PULIITTA KOOTU / RAW BANANA KOOTU - KOOTU RECIPES

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Vazhakkai puliitta kootu


INGREDIENTS 
  • Raw banana – 1 no
  • Toor dal – 1.5 tsp
  • Tamarind – small gooseberry size
  • Sambar powder – 1 tsp ( adjust )
  • Salt & water – As needed
To temper 
  • Coconut oil or cooking oil - 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
  • Chana dal – 1/2 tsp
  • Grated Coconut – 1 tbsp
  • Hing – 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves – Few
Coconut oil – 1 tsp ( I added.its optional )

METHOD 
  • Pressure Cook toor dal and set aside.
  • Cut the raw banana into small cubes and allow it to cook with sambar powder, salt & required water.
  • When it is done , add the  tamarind extract , toor dal and boil for sometime.
  • Temper the mustard seeds , urad & channa dal , hing and grated coconut. Roast the coconut well and add all the tempered items to the gravy /kootu.
  • Finally add a tsp of coconut oil for additional flavor.
  • Mix with plain rice topped with ghee or serve as an accompaniment for sambar rice .Enjoy !!



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11 comments :

  1. Havent ever tried valakai kootu sounds super

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  2. never tried with tood dal, yummy!

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  3. SOunds yummy,looks very nice,should try some time soon!

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  4. have to try out! never made kootu with plantain

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  5. Sounda entirely different.Your tips on the veggie used for each recipe is very informative.Thanks for the wonderful post.

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  6. Never made kootu with plantain. Looks tasty!

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  7. tempting pic...perfect with rasam rice!

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  8. Wat a delectable and yummy kootu..

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  9. Thanks all . Do try this and let me know :)

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  10. we too make it in a similar way. ooks very bright and colurful

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  11. Looks really nice n colorful..perfect wid rice..

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