Monday, 15 May 2017


Kootu is often made in our homes. We cook dal with any veggie with the base of coconut or without coconut, Both are having excellent taste.

How to make?


Mysore dal 50 gms
Country beans 50 gms
Cumin seeds one spoon
Mustard seeds one spoon
Raw mango half chopped
Shallots 10 nos
Curry leaves 10 nos
Green chilies two
Salt to taste
Sesame oil one tablespoon
Mustard seeds one spoon
Turmeric one spoon
Castor oil few drops


Cook the mysore dal with one spoon of turmeric and few drops of castor oil
Remove the fibre from the two edges and chop the beans.
Heat the frying pan with oil over a medium flame.
Add mustard seeds to splutter
Once start splutter, add shallots, curry leaves green chilies. Saute until the shallots tutn translucent.
Add cumin seeds.
Add mango pieces and beans. Sdd salt to taste.
Allow boiling for 10 minutes over a medium flame.
Check the beans cooked soft.

Switch off the flame and transfer the kootu to a serving bowl. 
Have it with hot syeamed rice topped with fresh cow ghee.


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