Thursday, September 10, 2015

Vazhakkai Kadalaiparuppu Kootu

Ingredients :
Vazhakkai or Raw banana - 2
Kadalai paruppu or Chana Dal - 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Shredded coconut - 1/4 cup
Shallots - 4

For Tempering :
Dry red chili - 3
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - as required
Shallots - 4
Oil - as required

Preparation :
1. Soak chana dal for 2 hours.
2. Peel raw banana and chopped them.
3. Pressure cook chana dal along with turmeric powder , cumin powder , shallots with required water. This should be half cooked.
4. Add chopped raw banana to this cooked chana dal and allow it cook for 15 mins.
5. Add shredded coconut to raw banana mixture and give it a quick stir.
6, Heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds , urad dal , dry red chili , curry leaves , onion and saute until golden brown. Add this to the raw banana.