Sunday, May 23, 2010

Chayote Kootu/Chayote Dhal Curry - Reposted


1. Chayote - 1
2. Moong Dhal - 1/2 Cup (Cooked)
3. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
4. Coconut - 1/4 Cup
5. Green Chilly - 2 (Add more or less according to your taste)
6. Cumin - 1/2 tsp
7. Mustard - 1 tsp
8. Oil - 2 tsp
9. Salt - Needed qty
10. Curry leaf - Small qty
11. Coriander - Small qty


1. Take oil in a pan. Heat the oil. Pop mustard and keep it aside.

2.  Wash & peel chayote. Cut it in to small cubes.

3. Cook chayote with salt and turmeric powder in a pan.

4. Once the chayote is cooked, add cooked  moong dhal. Cover the pan with a lid.

5 .Grind the coconut, chillies and cumin together in a mixer.

6. Add the ground coconut masala to the contents in the pan.

7. Mix well and cook for another 5 minutes.

8. Pour the seasoning. Mix the contents once. Switch off the stove.

9. Garnish with curry leaves and coriander.

10. Serve hot with rice and any Indian bread.



ஒரே செளசெள மயமாக இருக்கின்றது...சூப்பரப்..எனக்கு மிகவும் பிடித்த கூட்டு...அம்மா இதனை காரகுழம்பு வைக்கும் பொழுது செய்வாங்க...அருமையாக இருக்கும்...

Umm Mymoonah said...

Dhal looks yummy, i love these types of dhal

shriya said...

As getha said my mom also used to make this with karakuzhambhu. yummy and delicious kootu.

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

wow looks too good, never tried before...

Love2cook Malaysia said...

Hi Nithu dearie, hru doing???

Dhal curry looks tempting ya! Yummm ;)

Suhaina said...

So yuumy dear. Love to have some rice now. I am feeling hungry now.

deeja said...

nice blog ....

Aruna Manikandan said...

Healthy delicious dal dear :-)