Grandma's Appala Poo Kootu | How to make Grandma's Appala Poo Kootu

By Jayanthy Asokan  |  6th Mar 2018  |  
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Grandma's Appala Poo Kootuby Jayanthy Asokan
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    3

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About Grandma's Appala Poo Kootu Recipe

Simple and easy side dish recipe without any main vegetables. when veggies are not available in our pantry this recipe of my Grandma helps me a lot. Appala poo fried in oil and made into pieces. With a teaspoon of oil temper mustard seeds, urad dhal and cummin seeds and dried chillies and saute with onion, boiled bengal gram and shredded coconu. Finally garnish with coriander leaves . Grandma's Appala Poo kootu is ready to serve.

Grandma's Appala Poo Kootu

Ingredients to make Grandma's Appala Poo Kootu

  • Appala poo packet 1
  • oil for frying
  • Bengal gram 1/2 cup
  • water 11/2 cup to pressure cook
  • oil 1/4 teaspoon
  • turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • onion chopped 1
  • Dried chillies 2
  • coconut shredded 1/4 cup
  • mustard seed 1 teaspoon
  • Urad dhal 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cummin seeds 1/4 teaspoon
  • salt to taste
  • oil 1 teaspoon for tempering
  • coriander leaves for garnishing

How to make Grandma's Appala Poo Kootu

  1. PRESSURE COOK 1/2 CUP OF BENGAL GRAM WITH 11/2 CUPS OF WATER.
  2. ADD 1/4 TEASPOON OF TURMERIC POWDER AND 1/4 TEASPOON OF OIL.
  3. PRESSURE COOK FOR 15 MINUTES AND WAIT TILL STEAM SETTLES DOWN.
  4. THIS IS CALLED APPALA POO. ONE TYPE OF PAPAD.
  5. HEAT OIL IN A WOK AND FRY LIKE PAPAD.
  6. THESE ARE FRIED APPALA POO.
  7. FOR MAKING APPALA POO KOOTU,CRUSH THEM TO PIECES.
  8. ON A MEDIUM FLAME HEAT 1TEASPOON OF OIL AND ADD MUSTARD SEEDS, URAD DHAL AND CUMMIN SEEDS.
  9. ADD CHOPPED ONION AND DRIED CHILLIES AND SAUTE WELL.
  10. ADD BOILED BENGAL GRAM AND FRY TILL THE MOISTURE CONTENT EVAPORATES.
  11. ADD SALT TO TASTE.
  12. ADD APPALA POO PIECES AND MIX WELL.
  13. ADD SHREDDED COCONUT AND MIX WELL.
  14. ADD CHOPPED CORIANDER LEAVES FOR GARNISHING.
  15. GRANDMA'S APPALA POO KOOTU IS READY TO SERVE.
  16. YUMMY, SLIGHTLY CRUNCHY APPALA POO KOOTU IS READY TO SERVE WITH SAMBHAR, RASAM OR CURD RICE.

Reviews for Grandma's Appala Poo Kootu (1)

Hema Mallik7 months ago

Nice one.
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