Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mullangi Kootu /Radish Kootu


Mullangi /Radish -  2 medium size

Chana Dal - 2 Tblsps

Moong Dal - 3 Tblsps

Curry leaves - few

Haldi powder - 1/4 tsp

Jeera - 2 tsps.

For grinding to paste:

Jeera - 2 tsps.

Green chillies - 3-4

Grated fresh coconut - 1 1/2 tblsps


Urad dal -- 1 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Hing - a pinch

Ghee - 1 tsp


Take the radish and peel the skin with a peeler and cut into small pieces.

Wash nicely and take a vessel and put the radish pieces .

Put Chana dal Moong dal and Jeera and mix nicely with the radish pieces.

Pour water in the vessel and pressure cook in the cooke for 15-20 mins.

Take a wet grinder and grind the jeera green chillies and coconut into a fine paste.

Now remove the cooked radish mixture from the cooker.

Add the ground paste curry leaves and salt an mix nicely.

Keep the kootu on the flame for 5 mins and stir nicely.

Garnish with coriander leaves and season in ghee urad dal, mustard seeds and hing.

Now pour the seasoning on the kootu and mix.

The Radish kootu is hot and ready to eat.

You can have this kootu with Chapathi ,rice with a few dollops of ghee.