this curry, a miscellaneous variety of vegetables and some Bengal gram are
used. The difference between this and 'Aviyal' is that no tamarind is added.
200 gm: Kadala Parippu (Chena dal)
Vegetables - 200 gm each: Chena, Banana (Pacha Nendrakaya), Mathan, Carrot
( all cut into small pieces)
Spices: Mulakupodi, Manjalpodi, Kurumulakupodi, Jeerakam, Kaduke (mustard
seed), Vattal Mulaku & Karuveppila
1 no: Cocunut
2 tsp: Coconut Oil
- Cook Chena Dal and then add vegetables along with Manjalpodi,
Mulakupodi and Kurumulakupodi as per requirement.
- Cook for 15 minutes.
- Grate and grind the coconut with jeera and add to the curry and
cook well. Add salt.
- For tadka - put mustard seeds, vattal mulaku and Kariveppila in
two spoon coconut oil and pour this into the curry. Delicious
Kootukari is ready.
- Kootukari can be served with rice or roti /chappathi.