Aug 30, 2011

Pavakkai Koottu (Bitter Gourd koottu)

Pavakkai Koottu (Karela Koottu)
Pavakai Koottu/Karela Koottu is good for health
Pavakai Koottu/Karela Koottu


Ingredients
  •  
  • Pavakkai.................................3
  • Cooked Moong Dhal...............1 cup
  • Grated Coconut....................  ..1/2 cup
  • Pepper Corns......................... .1tsp
  • Turmeric Powder................... .1/4 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds........................  1tsp
  • Urad Dhal................................2 tsp
  • Curry Leaves.............................few
  • Grated Coconut........................2 tsp
  • Salt to Taste
Method
  • Wash and cut the pavakai into small pieces.
  • Cook it with water and turmeric powder..
  • Grind the coconut and pepper into fine paste. 
  • Cook the moong dhal and keep.
  • When the pavakai is cooked add the moong dhal,salt, ground paste and mix well. Let it boil.
  • Heat a a pan with oil add mustard , urad dhal coconut and curry leaves. 
  • When it crackles add to the koottu.
  • Very tasty and serve as side dish.

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