Monday, November 16, 2009

Kootu (Mixed Vegetable)

Ingredients:

1/2 cup each (boiled)- cubed potatoes, chopped cauliflower, thinly sliced carrots, peas, long cut beans
1/4 cup chopped onions.
1/4 cup coconut
3 green chilies (optional)
salt as needed
5 cloves
10 peppercorns
2 chakra moggu (star anise)
2 pieces of cinnamon (1 inch each)
3 Bay leaves (broken in half)
1 tsp cumin seeds
Vaggarane
3 tbsps chopped cilantro
water if needed


Method:
  1. Grind coconut, green chilies and cumin seeds together, adding a little water.
  2. Prepare Vaggarane and add onions. When the onions are half done, add bay leaves, cloves, chakra moggu, cinnamon sticks and peppercorns. Fry till the raw smell is gone.
  3. Add all the vegetables and pour the coconut mixture. Add water if needed.
  4. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Add salt, mix well and cook for 3 more minutes on medium high flame.
  5. Garnish with cilantro and serve with Phulka, chapati or poori.

4 comments:

Sailaja Damodaran said...

quick & tasty kootu....yummy

kothiyavunu said...

Looks so healthy and delicious!nice recipe rashmi.:)

Manishams said...

Yummy!!! I will try this receipe...

AshKuku said...

Yaavaglu heltha irthene horaththu try maadlikke aagalilla.... Gotcha try sometime.... Dearie......Yum it looks & so must it taste...

Ash....
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)