Sunday, May 13, 2012

Chow Chow ( Chayote ) Kootu



Chayote – 2 1/2  cups

Toor dhal or moong dhal – 1/2  cup

Turmeric –  1/2 tsp

Asafoetida – 1/2 tsp

Coconut grated -  4 tbsp

Red Chilli – 3

Cumin / Jeera – 1 tsp

Salt – as per taste


Oil – 1tsp

Curry leaves – few

Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp

Urad dhal – 1/4 tsp

Chana dhal – 1/4 tsp


Peel the skin of chayote and cut into small cubes. Pressure cook chayote , dal with turmeric and salt. In the meantime , grind coconut , red chilli , cumin with little water to a paste. Now add the paste to cooked dhal , chayote and bring it to boil. Add the seasoning to the kootu and serve it hot.

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1 comment:

  1. Very delicious flavors,Suja..Yummy kootu!!
    First time to your space,you have a nice space shaping up..Happy to join too:-)
    Do drop by my space & join my space too:-)

    Ongoing Events at(Erivum Puliyum)-
    1. The Kerala Kitchen(June'12)

    2.EP Series-Basil OR Cardamom


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