Sunday, May 24, 2009

Carrot N Bokchoy Poricha Kootu

I had recently poricha kootu when i went to my friend's place for lunch, i got hooked to this delicious dhal curry spiced with coconut, cumin seeds and green chillies which pushed me to try out once i came back to home, i tried out with carrots and baby bokchoy leaves which suits prefectly to make this simple but yet delicious kootu...Carrot and bokchoy leaves together made this kootu more delicious and we loved having it for lunch also for dinner with chappathis..This poricha kootu recipe is definitely a keeper for me, to come up with different veggies..With papads and potato roast this poricha kootu will tastes definitely a divine... This healthy and colourful kootu goes to  Sanghi's FIL-Carrots n also to Sowmya's SWC-Cooking with Greens...


1cup Masoor dal (cooked)
1/2cup Carrot pieces
1/2cup Bokchoy pieces
1no Onion (chopped)
1no Tomato( chopped)
1tsp Lemon juice
1/4tsp Mustard seeds
1/4tsp Urad dal
1/4tsp Asafoetida powder
2nos Dry red chillies
5nos Curry leaves
1tbsp Coriander leaves (chopped)
Salt
Oil

To Grind:
1/4cup Grated coconut
1tsp Cumin seeds
3nos Green chillies

Grind all the ingredients from the list 'To Grind' as fine paste with enough water..meanwhile heat enough oil and add chopped onion, chopped tomato pieces and cook until the onions turns transculent, add immediately the carrot pieces, stir until the carrots turns bit tender.. Add the bokchoy leaves and saute for few seconds, immediately add the cooked masoor dal, water as per need and grounded paste with salt and cook until the veggies get well cooked...

Heat oil again in a pan and add the mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida powder, curry leaves and dry red chillies and fry..add this tadka to the cooking kootu, also add the chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice and put off the stove..

Serve with rice, paaps and any other side dishes as u desire!

8 comments:

  1. carrot and bokchoy wow interesting combination priya kootu looks yum.

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  2. Very new to me...Looking yumm priya..

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  3. I would hav enever though of adding bokchoy in dal.
    Looks really yumm.

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  4. Uma ThirumuruganMay 24, 2009 at 9:21 PM

    Healthy and delicious kootu Priya..

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  5. New and interesting combo! Looks delicious!

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  6. Great idea of adding bok choy in kootu Priya...very healthy one :)

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  7. Wow dal with carrot and bokchoy..sounds great! Healthy n tasty.

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  8. New to me. Interesting combo. Looks yummy.

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