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Mixed Vegetable Puli Kootu

Anandhi Anand
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Mixed Vegetable Puli Kootu RECIPE

Very popular with the Iyers and Iyengars of Tamilnadu, made with mixed vegetables. Goes well with rice and roti.

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Simmering
  • Boiling
  • Accompaniment
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. I cup cooked toovar dal
  2. 2 cups vegetables, mixed ( 1 brinjal medium,1 potato,small, sweet potato, drumstick, raw banana, cluster beans, broad beans,carrot, lauki, red pumpkin )
  3. Tamarind soaked in water - a walnut size of piece
  4. Ground nuts 1 tbsp
  5. For tempering : 1 tsp oil
  6. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  7. 1/2 tsp urad dal
  8. 1/2 tsp chana dal
  9. Asfoetida
  10. Curry and coriander leaves
  11. 1 tbsp coconut fresh or dedicated
  12. 1 tbsp sambar powder
  13. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder


  1. In a pressure cooker add all the vegetables along with ground nuts and turmeric powder and pressure cook till one whistle. I have taken freshly pealed ground nuts but you can use dried ones too
  2. When the pressure releases, open lid and add boiled dal.
  3. Take a small pan heat oil and add the mustard seeds, lentils, asfoetida, curry leaves, Sambar powder, coconut and tamarind water.
  4. Mix it with veggies, and dal, add salt to taste.
  5. Add water as per desired consistency and simmer for a few minutes. Serve with lemon rice.

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sonam talwar
sonam talwar   May-19-2017


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