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Manathakkali Keerai Kootu

Akshatha Mahesh
10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Manathakkali Keerai Kootu RECIPE

This is a very classic south Indian recipe. Nutritious gravy and lots of proteins, vitamins and minerals...... It is a best home remedy for MOUTH ULCER

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Boiling
  • Side Dishes
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Manathakkali keerai -1 bunch
  2. Moong dal -1/2 cup
  3. Oil- 2 tsp
  4. Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  5. Onion- 2 tsp
  6. red chili powder- 1/2 tsp
  7. Urad dal -1/2 tsp
  8. For the paste : Green chilies- 2
  9. Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  10. Coconut grated- 2 tsp


  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker , splutter mustard seeds. Add urad dal and saute until brown
  2. Add onions and saute until soft. Add the washed leaves and cook until wilts.
  3. Add the moong dal and saute well. Add required water and pressure cook for 2 whistles
  4. Meanwhile grind all ingredients mentioned under grinding section
  5. Once the pressure releases, add the ground paste and bring to boil.Adjust salt and serve hot with rice or roti.

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Neha Dhingra
Neha Dhingra   Nov-13-2017

Grated coconut gives an amazing flavour to this.

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