RECIPE FOR MIXED VEG KOOTU – KARNATAKA BRAHMIN STYLE
Karnataka style ” Mixed Veg Kootu ” is one dish made from mixed veg and lentils,that is very popular in South India.
Servings
4serving
Servings
4serving
Ingredients
To roast and grind
For Tempering
Instructions
  1. Clean and chop all vegetables ( carrot ,beans, cluster beans ( gorikayi ) ,potato, yam, etc) into bite size pieces .
  2. Add a pinch of haldi and Pressure cook vegetables for 1-2 whistles .Don’t overcook .
  3. Clean and Wash Toordal and groundnut . Add a big pinch of haldi and pressure cook them together for 3-4 whistles
  4. Take a small kadai or pan . Add a tsp of oil and fry all the ingredients under ‘to grind’ category except coconut. Do not fry coconut.
  5. Grind the fried masala with coconut and little water to make smooth paste.
  6. Transfer cooked dal , vegetables and ground masala paste to a vessel . Add water to get desired consistency.Add salt, jaggery and mix . Bring kootuto boil . Taste test
  7. Now heat oil in kadai and temper with the ingredients mentioned and add it to the kootu and stir well.
  8. That’s it simple mixed veg kootu is ready to serve. Enjoy it with hot rice drizzled with few drops of ghee .
Recipe Notes
  1. You can use all veggie mentioned or which ever is available
  2. Dont skip pepper
  3. Typically tamarind is not added to this curry . however if you want can add little

 

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