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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Pudalangai Kootu - Snake Gourd Kootu Recipe

Pudalangai Kootu Recipe
Pudalangai Kootu is one of the recipes that I wanted to post for a long time....Somehow it gets missed everytime I make it. Either I forget to click the stepwise or the weather is bad and finally few weeks back I managed to cook and click it as well.
Snake Gourd Kootu

Pudalangai Kootu Recipe

Pudalangai - 2 cups chopped
Toor Dal - 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder - a generous pinch
Salt - to taste

To grind to a paste:

Coconut - 3 tbsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Green Chilli - 1

To temper:

Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a sprig
Hing - a generous pinch

Method:

  1. First clean the veggie and chop into pieces. Check the ingredients list and click on pudalangai link to see how to cut and clean pudalangai post.Then pressure cook dal along with salt,with enough water and turmeric powder until mushy. Mash it up with a laddle, set aside.Cook the veggie with enough water until soft then add little turmeric powder mix well.
    1-Pudalangai Kootu Recipe
  2. Add cooked dal and let it boil for few mins. Grind the ingredients listed under 'to grind to a fine paste.
    2-Pudalangai Kootu Recipe
  3. When dal is nicely blended with the veggie with no raw smell, then add the coconut paste give a quick stir.Add required salt.Let it boil for 3-5mins until raw smell of coconut paste leaves. Add little water it starts thickening.
    3-Pudalangai Kootu Recipe
  4. Heat oil in a pan add the items listed under 'to temper' and add this tempering to the kootu , give a wuick mix and switch off.
    3-Pudalangai Kootu Recipee

My Notes:

  • You can even pressure cook snakegourd but be careful not to mush the veggie.
  • Seasoning at the last stage gives a great flavour to the kootu.
You can serve this as accompaniment for rice.
Pudalangai Kootu - Snake Gourd Kootu Recipe

6 comments:

  1. Healthy and delicious kootu.

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  2. I just love your recipes...Keep going..All the best :)

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  3. I just love your recipes..Keep going n all the very best :)

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  4. ya its superb kootu., my friend ram like very much...

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  5. Very nice could u plz post recipe for peerkangai(ridge gourd)since I like this vegetable so much plz

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