Snake gourd and carrot kootu | How to make Snake gourd and carrot kootu

By Saranya Sridharan  |  3rd Nov 2016  |  
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Snake gourd and carrot kootuby Saranya Sridharan
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    25

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

47

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About Snake gourd and carrot kootu Recipe

A south indian lentil and coconut based gravy made with snake gourd and carrots.

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Snake gourd and carrot kootu

Ingredients to make Snake gourd and carrot kootu

  • Mokng dhal - 1 cup
  • Snake gourd - 2 , diced
  • carrots - 2, diced
  • Sambar powder - 1 tbsp
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • green chillies - 3-4
  • coconut, grated - 3 tbsp
  • oil - 1 tbsp
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • cumin Seeds - 1 Tsp
  • curry leaves - a few
  • Asofoetida - a pinch
  • salt - to taste
  • Dried red chillies - 2
  • urad dal - 1 tsp
  • ghee - 1 tbsp

How to make Snake gourd and carrot kootu

  1. In a pressure cooker, add 1/ 2 cup of the washed lentils, 1 1/2 cup of water, turmeric powder and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. Mash really well once it's cooked down.
  2. In a pan, heat some water and bring it to a boil. Add the snake gourd and carrots and cook until half done.
  3. Add the mashed dal to this, some salt to taste and the sambar powder.
  4. In the meanwhile, grind together coconut and the green chillies.
  5. Add this paste to the vegetables and let it cook on a gentle simmer for about a minute or two , making sure the lentils don't burn.
  6. For the tempering, heat some oil and ghee and add some mustard seeds to it.
  7. Once it begins to crackle, add the cumin seeds, urad dal, dried red chillies, curry leaves and a pinch of the asofoetida.
  8. Add the tempering to the vegetable and lentil mixture and serve hot with steamed rice .

Reviews for Snake gourd and carrot kootu (1)

Annam Shri2 years ago

sounds good!
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