Koottu Curry- Onam Sadya Special

Kerala Koottu Curry-sadya special 1
Recipe for Kerala sadya special Koottu curry
Serves - 4
Total cooking time :- 30 minutes plus soaking time
Ingredients:-
Black Chickpea (kadala) - 1/2 cup
Raw Plantain - 2 medium
Yam diced - 1 cup
Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Green chillies - 5-6
Salt to taste
Bowl 1 :- To Grind
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Garlic - 1 clove
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tea spoon
Black pepper whole - 5-6
Turmeric - a pinch
For Tempering
Oil- 2 tablespoons
Mustard seeds
Dried Red chilli - 2
Cumin and fenugreek seeds - a pinch
Shallots sliced thin - 1
Curry leaves -1 sprig
Grated coconut - 2-3 tablespoons
Method:
Soak black chickpea with enough water for 6-8 hours.Cook  in a pressure cooker till done( 3-4 whistles) by adding salt to taste.
Peel clean and dice the raw plantains into 1.5 inch cubes.
In a heavy bottomed pan cook cubed plantain and diced yam with 1/4 tea spoon red chili powder , 1/4 tea spoon turmeric and 5-6 slitted green chiles and just enough water until tender. Mix well with a wooden spoon.
Grind all in Bowl 1 to a coarse paste. Add this coconut paste and cooked chickpea to the cooked vegetables and mix well. Bring to simmer for a couple of minutes or until everything is combined well and heated through. Remove from heat and set aside
Prepare the tempering and fry grated coconut along with it until brown and pour over the cooked curry.
Serve warm
Kerala Koottu Curry-sadya special 2

29 comments:

Aysha said...

Wow Sarah...looks like u r an expert in onam sadya special...so many different dishes dear....good 4 all of us...we get 2 learn a lot...keep rocking!!!

Priya said...

Sarah, such a delectable kootu curry..mouthwatering dish..

Sailaja Damodaran said...

all kerala dishes looks simple & nice

Sanghi said...

Yummy kootu curry dear..!

Sarah Naveen said...

Thnx Aysha for the sweet words...I am dfntly not an expert on this...My husband wanna eat all of this and he made me do all this..heheheh

Sarah Naveen said...

Thnx Priya,Sailaja and Sanghi

Rekha shoban said...

i love this recipe sarah...im amma used to do disss....miss it

Faiza Ali said...

Its just mouthwatering and yummy.

Padma said...

Lovely dish Sarah... looks yumm

Hari Chandana said...

Looks delicious... nice click!!

Sarah Naveen said...

Thanx Rekha and Faiza

Sarah Naveen said...

Thanx Padma and Harichandana...

Anncoo said...

This are simply scrumptious! Will stop by often.

priya said...

I wud like to gift u an award,dear...plz collect it frm my blog!

Ammu said...

Lovely dish & blog. There is something waiting for you in my blog. Plz collect it.

Ann said...

Looks real yummy and authenic..great recipe Sarah

Vijitha Shyam said...

Real delight! I love this dish.

Anu said...

Sarah, kootu curry looks delicious..mouthwatering dish..

Sarah Naveen said...

Thnx Annccoo!!!

Sarah Naveen said...

thanx priya and Ammu for the awards,,I ll pick it up soon!!

Sarah Naveen said...

Thanx Ann,Vijitha and Anu..

Hema said...

healthy kootu.. yummy!!

pria said...

Hi Sarah,
Im so happy to get your lovely comments.
You are having a great Kootu in here!! and a wonderful looking "Vazhayila". Cheers!!!

Shobana senthilkumar said...

Hi sarah,
i hv never tried plantain like ..sounds new to me..will try this week and give u my fb:)

shanthi said...

sara,
Kindly accept an award from my blog.Have a nice day.

Erica said...

Hi sarah!
I think that is a great recipe. Would you send me the picture and the text to my e-mail info@mycolombianrecipes.com

Thanks!

Erica.

SJ said...

Sarah, such a delectable mouthwatering dishes(specially Kerala recepies).. keep great going.....

Ayyappa Prakash said...

made this mouthwatering dish, came out well, thanks for all your efforts, my wife (aarathy ) and me have become a fan of your photographs !!

Sarah Naveen said...

@ Prakash ...thanks a lot and so happy to hear u tried n liked it ..regrds to ur wife :-)..Great to know u like the pictures here :-)..

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