Koottu Curry

  • 1/2 cup Bengal gram  Dal
  • 2 tblsp White gram dal
  • 1/2 cup Grated coconut
  • 1/4kg (all together) Pumpkin, snake gourd, Long runner beans, yam, cucumber
  • 1/2 cup Inner flesh of drum stick
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 3 Green chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 3 Dried red chillies
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 tblsp Ghee

cooking time:

  1. Grind 1/2cup grated coconut with turmeric powder and green chillies into a fine paste..
  2. Pressure cook the bengal gram dal with salt and water to a thick gravy
  3. Clean and cut the vegetables into small pieces. Boil the vegetables by steaming.
  4. Heat oil and season mustard, white gram dal, dried red chillies and curry leaves.
  5. Add the ground coconut mixture. Saute for sometime, till the water dries. Add the cooked vegetables, salt and bengal gram dal to it and simmer it on low heat
  6. Heat 1tbsp ghee and fry the 1/4cup grated coconut in it till golden brown. Season the koottucurry with it and mix well.

A curry of a miscellaneous variety of vegetables and Bengal gram