2011/02/24

RIDGE GOURD DAL / PEERKANGGAI KOOTU



INGREDIENTS :

Ridge Gourd -- 2 big
Moong dal - 1 cup
Green Chillies - 4
Onion - 1
Jeera - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves and Coriander leaves

FOR GRINDING :

Coconut pieces - 7
Channa dal - 1 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Asafoetida - 1 tsp
Red Chillies - 8
Ginger - a small piece
Garlic - 5 cloves
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Pressure cook dal with a tsp of oil and turmeric powder for 2 whistles . Allow the steam to leave and keep aside.
2) Meanwhile , heat oil in a pan . Once hot , add
mustard , red chillies, jeera and curry leaves.When it splutters , add chopped onion and saute till tender .
3) Once done,add chopped gourd , sprinkle little water and saute for 5 minutes . Wait till the veggie is cooked ,then add the dal to it and mix well.
4) Meanwhile , saute the ingredients for masala and grind them .
5) Add this to the dal,salt and mix it well. Cook till the raw smell leaves.
6) Finally , garnish with coriander leaves and a spoon of ghee.

Serve with hot rice and some more ghee .

27 comments :

Jay said...

absolutely tempting recipe..
Tasty appetite

Gayathri Anand said...

looks delicious ...never tried kootu with this ...should give a try ..

Kalpana Sareesh said...

superr..

Priti said...

Looks yum n spicy ...

Sanctified Spaces said...

Nice easy and healthy recipe..

Nandini said...

Looks beautiful. Slurp.

Kurinji said...

Easy and yummy recipe....

kurinjikathambam

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SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

First time here...ur space looks so wonderful and nice collection of recipes !!!! Glad to follow u !!!

Healthy and delicious kottu !!!

Tina said...

delicious dal....

divya said...

ohhh...droooooling here...perfect n tempting..

Archana said...

looks good.

Happy Cook said...

Wish i had this with plain rice.

Preety said...

very healthy dal recipe..looks perfect

Kamakshi Prasanna said...

vert tempting..happy to follow you.

Yummy Team said...

Delicious dal with ridge gourd..Perfect with rice!

Priya said...

Dal looks soo inviting, makes me hungry..

Swathi said...

Kootu looks delicious awesome with rice.

SpicyTasty said...

looks so delicious!!

GEETHA ACHAL said...

Looks so tempting...Love it very much....

S.Menaga said...

super n easy kootu!!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Looks very very delicious.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Yummy kuttu...perfect with rice...

Now Serving said...

Very yummy kootu - my mom made thogayal with it mostly! First time on you lovely blog and I am #231 :)

Reshmi said...

hi first time here! I always love to try out different daal recipes.. bookmarked ur version.

http://rasoithekitchen.blogspot.com/

sharada said...

nice dal with ridge gourd combo.tempting!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Tempting dal...perfect with rice

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Prathibha said...

perfect dal wid rice....looks very yumm..