Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Posted by Mala at 10:00:00 PM No comments
This koottu is an Andhra style koottu...
it is tangy and tasty, goes very well with rotis too.
Please check my other koottu varieties here
*One cup of Green tomatoes gives 42 grams of Vitamin C.
*Strengthens our immune system , so that the body will be fit enough to fight colds, flu etc
*Protects the health of teeth, gums, bones and skin
*Healthy source of Fiber, on which our intestinal and digestive systems rely on.
*Same amount of Beta Carotene which is present in Red tomatoes, is present here too.
*Contains protein, phosphorous, magnesium and Vitamin K.
and split moong is so versatile, rich in vitamins and minerals.
So, when these two are paired, is there anything lacking???


Raw tomatoes - 3
Ripe tomato - 1
Onion - 1
Green chillies - 2, slit
Sambar powder - 1 tsp
Split moong dhal - 1/2 cup
Grated coconut - 2 tbsps
Salt to taste

To Season
Coconut oil - 3 tsps
Hing powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Broken urad - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Coriander for garnishing

Recipe cuisine: South Indian; Category: Lunch/side/dinner
Prep time: 10 mts; Cooking time: 15 mts

Serves 3

Soak moong in hot water for half an hour, pressure cook for 2-3 whistles. It needn't become mushy.

Heat coconut oil in a pan, add hing powder, mustard, urad and jeera

Add turmeric powder too

Now the chopped onions and slit green chillies

After the onions become translucent, add chopped ripe tomatoes and sambar powder

Then add the chopped green tomatoes

Pour water till the veggies are immersed, let it cook on medium flames

Salt to taste

Let it cook

Water level has decreased now, tomatoes are cooked by now

Now add the cooked moong

Grated coconut, mix well.

Extremely tasty, slightly tangy, goes very well with rotis or poories too.

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*Garlic can be added too..2-3 pods...
*Can be made as a pressure cooker recipe too, sauteeing everything in pressure pan, and add soaked moong dhal, and cook for 3 whistles


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