Friday, June 3, 2016

Karunai Kizhangu Kootu / Senai Kootu / Yam Kootu

You can also call it as "Yam Dhal",Very simple recipe which goes well with plain hot rice


Ingredients
Part 1 - Pressure Cooker
  • Yam - 350 g (chopped into small cubes)
  • Channa dal - 3/4 cup
  • Tomato - 1
Part 2 - Seasoning
  • Oil - 2 teaspoons
  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Green Chilly - 4 no:(slit it)
  • Cumin seeds / jeera - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - few
Part 3 - Powders
  • Turmeric - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Sambar Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt - 1 1/2 teaspoons
Part 4 - Garnishing and Topping
  • Coriander leaves - little
  • Grated coconut - 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon Juice - 2 teaspoons
Method
Step 1 - Pressure Cooking
  • Pressure cook the ingredients given under "Part 1" for 3 whistles
  • Once the pressure is released mash the contents

Step 2 - Seasoning and kootu
  • In a kadai heat oil and season with mustard, jeera, chillies and curry leaves
  • Add the mashed yam and channa dal,Mix well
  • Add little water if needed put turmeric, sambar powder and salt.Boil for few minutes
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and switch off the stove
  • Add grated coconut and mix well
  • Add lemon juice and mix well