Jul 20, 2019

Koottu - Lentil-vegetable stew.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium - Kohlrabi (similar to Chow chow)
  • 1/4 cup - green peas (optional)
  • 1 medium- Chopped carrots
  • 1/4 cup - moong dal (yellow) or red lentils
  • 1.5 tsp - sambar powder or garam masala (depending flavor profile sought)
  • Turmeric powder, a pinch
  • Asafetida, a pinch
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - Coconut oil
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard Seeds
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves

  • Peel the skin of kohlrabi squash. Chop other vegetables.
  • Slow or pressure cook them with rest of the ingredient and water for 3 whistles.
  • Prepare the seasoning using the flame temperture method and add it to the mixture.
  • Serve with hot rice.

  • See detailed recipe for similar lentil stew recipe here
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