Monday, September 6, 2010

Drumstick kootu (Murungai poricha kootu- Tamil cuisine)


1 cup moong dal (pressure cooked)
4 drumsticks
salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric

For ground paste

1 tsp urad dal
1/2 tsp jeera
2-3 green chillies
1/2 cup grated coconut
1 tsp rice
1 tomato (optional)

For Tempering
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
a dash of asafoetida
5-10 curry leaves


Cut drumsticks into medium size pieces and cook it in little water by adding salt and turmeric. In a pan add 1 tsp oil and fry the urad dal to golden colour. Along with it slightly roast the grated coconut too.
Now grind to paste all the given ingredients. To the cooked drumstick, add the ground paste required water and bring to boil. To this mixture add cooked moong dal and cook for 2 more minutes. Turn off the heat and temper with the given ingredients. Tomato adds more flavor to a kootu.


Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

love anything with drumsticks and this one looks so creamy. great recipe.

Lakshmi ...Rasoi ki Malkin..northern and southern spices said...

New to this but it looks tasty and delicious

Saee Koranne-Khandekar said...

Slurp! I just bought some drumsticks, and this is what I'll do to them!

Finla said...

Love drumsticks and this looks so so good.

Unknown said...

Lovely looking curry dear !!!

Pavithra Elangovan said...

I love this kootu , i too make it often but i have never tried adding tomato..looks and sounds interesting.

Priya Suresh said...

Wonderful looking kootu.

mickey said...

Bought drumsticks today...
will try this out...i usually put them in sambar having toor dal but never tried with moong dal..

keep posting such yummy recipes :)