Monday, January 30, 2012

Spinach Kootu/Spinach-dhal-coconut gravy

Ingredients
Cooked n mashed dhal-1/4cup [you can use either thoor dhal or moong dhal]
Spinach (washed,chopped n tightly packed)-1 cup to 11/2cups
Turmeric powder-1/8teaspoons
Oil-1teaspoon
Mustard seeds-1/2teaspoon
Red chilly-1
Urad dhal-1teaspoon

To grind
Coconut-2 tablespoons
Pepper corns-10
Cumin seeds-1teaspoon
Red chilly-1

Method
Dry roast the items given under "to grind" table slightly and grind it to a fine paste with enough water.

Combine the spinach, cooked dhal and turmeric powder with 1/2 cup of water and cook on medium heat.

Once the the dhal started boiling, add the coconut paste,1/2cup of water,enough salt and cook for 5-6 minutes. (Adjust the water according t0 the desired consistency)

Heat oil in a small pan, make the tempering with mustard seeds, urad dhal n red chilly, pour it over the kootu and serve hot with white rice and a dollop of ghee. Any kind of Appalam/vadam will be the best combination.

16 comments:

  1. My all time favorite, but I like it only with basmati rice ;) strange right :) Nice recipe Mahi

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  2. Just love this healthy and super comforting kootu..

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  3. Healthy and yummy recipe...quick to prepare too..

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  4. Delicious and amazing looking kootu. Excellent preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  5. Ohh... I love this. Goes sooo well with fried fish.

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  6. Ummm...delicious and healthy spinach kottu...

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  7. super comforting food......superbly done

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  8. haven't tried peppercorns with coconut..sounds delicious and liked this recipe :)

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  9. This is one healthy recipe. I like dhal and spinach curries respectively, and I can see this combination win hands down. The kootu looks wonderful.

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  10. simply superb...i'm drooling over here.

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  11. Yummy recipe....deliciocious!!!

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  12. WOW! lovely..I like to have always..

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  13. Beautiful blog, have a nice day Radka.

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