Thiruvathirai Kootu (திருவாதிரை கூட்டு)

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Thiruvathirai Kootu (திருவாதிரை கூட்டு)

SERVING SIZE – 2 to 3

INGREDIENTS:

  • Avaraikkai/Green Hyacinth beans – ½ cup
  • Kothavarangai/Cluster Beans – ½ cup
  • Potato – ½ cup (peel the skin)
  • White pumpkin – ½ cup
  • Chepangkizhanku/Taro – ½ cup
  • Egg Plant – ½ cup
  • Carrot – ½ cup
  • Grated coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Toor dal – ½ cup
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Coriander leaves – few
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Hing – ½ tsp
  • Tamarind extract – ¼ cup
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Sambar powder – ¼ tsp (for flavor)
  • Grated Jaggery – 1/4 tsp

TO GRIND:

  • Channa Dal – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander Seeds – 11/2 tbsp
  • Urad dal – ½ tbsp
  • Red Chili – 3 or to taste

PREPARATION:

  • Wash and Cut all veggies in to cube size.

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  • Take a pressure pan and add the veggies, turmeric powder, salt, sambar powder and some water (don’t add more water). Cook up to 1 whistle. Let it cool. Make sure not to make it mushy.
  • Take a kadai, add few drops of oil, and add ‘TO GRIND’ products. Fry until golden color.
  • Grind it in the mixie to the powder consistency.
  • Separately cook the Taro (Chepangkizhanku) , until it’s tender and Peel the skin , Cut into cubes.
  • Pour the tamarind extract and cooked and cut Taro into the cooked veggies. Let it boil until the raw smell is gone.
  • Separately grind the coconut with water in the mixie. Pour it into the above mix.
  • Add the ground powder, grated Jaggery, cooked and mashed toor dal and mix it well.
  • Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds. When it splutters, add curry leaves. Pour it in the kootu.
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves.
  • Serve it hot with Thiruvathirai Kali/Rice/Roti.

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  1. Posted by neellavathi Reply

    suvayo suvai is a fantastic website. I made the Thiruvathirai kootu and it was enjoyed by the entire family. It is very lovely and healthy.
    Thanks.

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