Snake Gourd Kootu Recipe (Pudalangai Kootu)

Snake Gourd Kootu is a delicious, simple side dish for rice. It is no onion no garlic recipe that is prepared adding paruppu and coconut mixture. This kootu can be enjoyed with hot rice and ghee for lunch.  Serve Snake Gourd Kootu along with Jeera Rasam and Steamed Rice for a weekday meal.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kootu recipes such as Pattani Kootu Recipe Chow Chow and Carrot Kootu Recipe Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe

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Pattani Kootu Recipe (Green Peas Curry)

Kootu is one of the simplest and delicious thick curries like recipe. Kootu goes well with steamed rice or roti or even dosa. Pattani kootu recipe is a delicious healthy dish made of green peas. This legume has a lots of nutrients. It’s sweet and starchy taste makes it a delicious side dish. This kootu is well paired with rotis, dosas, rice as side dish. It’s easy to make and is perfect for those busy weekdays. This pattani kootu can be made with fresh/frozen peas immediately or even with vatana ...

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Chenai Kizhangu Poricha Kootu Recipe (Tamil Nadu Style Yam Cooked in Coconut Gravy)

Poricha kootu is a popular curry kind of dish from Tamil Nadu and Chenai Kizhangu Poricha Kootu Recipe is made with elephant yam. It’s a coconut based curry with amazing spices in it. Probably elephant yam is wisely used in the Southern parts of India because of its origin. Make sure not to use young and fresh yam to avoid prickling sensation on the tongue. Keep the yam in a dry place for few days and then use. Also ensure that you add tamarind juice while cooking yam to prevent tongue prickling ...

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Vazhaithandu Mor Kootu Recipe (Tamil Nadu Style Banana Stem Recipe)

Vazhaithandu or Banana Stem is a highly nutritional vegetable. Banana stem is a stalk that holds the whole tree. It has numerous health benefits. Due to its diuretic nature, it is beneficial in eliminating the kidney stones in the body. Also, it has higher fibre content making it a super food for aiding weight loss. The regular consumption of banana stem in our diets will help us lowering the cholesterol, improving digestion, and giving us a clearer skin due to the removal of toxins from the body. ...

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Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe (Chayote Squash Cooked in Peppery Lentil Curry)

Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe is a mildly spiced kootu recipe, usually had along with rasam and steamed rice in southern india. Kootu is a curry made using vegetables and lentils, cooked with minimal or no spiced. It also makes for a light and flavourful accompaniment for the phulkas. The freshly roasted and ground peppery cumin masala adds a great flavour to the kootu.  Serve the Chow Chow Milagu Kootu Recipe along with Phulkas or with Jeera Rasam, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for the weeknight ...

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South Indian Vazhakkai Puli Kootu Recipe (Plantain In Tamarind Based Curry)

Vazhakkai Puli Kootu Recipe is a delicious way of cooking with plantains or raw banana. It is spicy, tangy and little sweet with the addition of jaggery in it. Plantains are known for its great source of resistance starch which helps in reducing the risk of diabetes by aiding in blood sugar control, also controlling the blood pressure. Serve the Vazhakkai Puli Kootu Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam and Papad for a simple yet delicious weeknight dinner. If you ...

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Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe

Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe is a comforting side dish made with medley of moong dal and beetroot which is pressure cooked and tossed with ground masala and tempered. The dish is so quick and easy to make and can be made during anytime of the week. Beetroot is a root vegetable that has anti-cancer properties and also helps detoxify the body. It also boosts up your stamina level and lowers your blood pressure level. Serve the Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu Recipe along with steam rice ...

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South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe (Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe)

South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe (Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe) is a delicious combination of lentil and vegetables. The flavors used in this recipe are typically used in day to day cooking in the South Indian Style Kitchen. Coconut is one of the key ingredient present for all of their dry vegetable side dishes. Serve the South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe (Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe) along with steam rice and Parappu Rasam to enjoy a comforting meal. If you ...

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Kerala Style Plantain & Yam Kootu Curry Recipe

Kerala Plantain Kootu Curry is a typical Kerala vegetable dish made with yam, plantain and loaded with the goodness of coconut. It also consists of brown chickpeas to add in the extra texture to the whole dish. The use of yam gives the dish a crunchy texture and the coconut gives it a grainy texture. This curry is a vital part of Onam Sadya. You can serve Kerala Plantain Kootu Curry hot, with phulka or Kerala parotta! Other curry recipes that you can try are: Vegetarian Thai Red Curry Recipe Lemongrass ...

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Chow Chow and Carrot Kootu Recipe

Chow Chow And Carrot Kootu is a classic kootu recipe which perfectly goes well with rotis as well as steamed rice. The mild sweetness from the carrots, spiciness from the green chillies balances out the whole dish. Serve the Chow Chow And Carrot Kootu (Chayote Squash And Carrot Curry) Recipe with rotis or with Steamed Rice, Vengayam Thakali Kuzhambu, Beans Poriyal and Rice crackers to make an elaborate Tamil Saapad lunch menu on a weekend. Here are few more Kootu recipes which you can try at at ...

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Vendaikai (Okra) Puli Kootu Recipe

Vendaikai Puli Kootu Recipe is a popular dish in Tamil Nadu and is usually prepared in almost every home to serve along with rice. Vendaikai Puli kootu is okra curry simmered in tamarind sauce with grounded spices. The dish can be prepared in few minutes without any fuss. It can be either gravy or dry one based on your preference. The grounded cumin, ginger and garlic adds unique flavor to the dish. Serve this Vendaikai Puli Kootu along with Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha for a perfect lunch. You may ...

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Pudalangai Milagu Kootu Recipe (South Indian Snake Gourd Curry)

The Pudalangai Milagu Kootu Recipe is a delicious dish made from snake gourd combined with lentils and coconut. This classic south indian kootu recipe is perfect high protein recipe that is nutritious and healthy. Kootu is usually vegetable cooked with lentils and grounded coconut masalas. The Pudalangai Milagu Kootu Recipe a typical Brahmin dish that is popular in all parts of Tamil Nadu. You can substitute ridge gourd/bottle gourd/pumpkin for snake gourd. And Snake gourd is referred ...

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Sabassge Soppu Kootu (Dill Leaf Curry) Recipe

Sabassge Soppu Kootu is one of the tasty coconut based curry dish in South India and has a very strong distinct smell to it. Black pepper and ground masala makes this gravy dish a little spicy which enhance the taste of this South Indian dish. It is best served with chapatis or steamed rice and Elai Vadam. You can also try Broccoli Vegetable Coconut Curry and Thouthe Kodel.  

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Manathakkali Kootu Recipe

The Manathakkali Kootu Recipe is a very classic South Indian recipe that is packed with proteins, vitamins and minerals. Kootu is a combination of dal and vegetable, with or without coconut. Manathakkali Kootu is a simple yet nutritious gravy that helps in controlling and treating acidity related problems. Serve the Manathakkali Keerai Kootu along with Steamed Rice, Phulkas and Salad for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner or even for a quiet Sunday lunch with family. If ...

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Manathakkali Keerai Molagootal Recipe (Kootu Green and Lentil Curry in Coconut)

Manathakkali Keerai Molagootal (Kootu) recipe is a traditional south indian recipe made with greens like spinach, beetroot leaves, amaranth leaves or a special greens known as Manathakkali Keerai. The Kootu is a dish in south india, that is made with the combination of lentils and coconut, mixed with vegetables. Keerai Molagootal (Kootu) is part of almost every South Indian home, especially Kerala. It is healthy, nutritious and can be served along with phulkas or even steamed rice. Here ...

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Mixed Vegetable Poricha Kootu Recipe (Steamed Vegetable in Coconut and Lentil Curry)

Mixed Vegetable Poricha Kootu is a delicious preparation of the steamed vegetables that is cooked in a coconut and lentil curry. The Poricha Kootu is a traditional south Indian recipe that is great comfort food. Serve the Mixed Vegetable Poricha Kootu along with steamed rice and Vathal Kozhambu. If you like this recipe, you can also try our South Indian recipes like Manathakkali Kootu Recipe Pudalangai Milagu Kootu Recipe ...

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Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe (Pumpkin with Desi Channa or Black Eyed Beans in Spicy Coconut)

Kerala Kootu Curry Recipe is a very traditional north Kerala dish that is made from Yellow Pumpkin cooked along with Desi Channa or Black Eyed Beans and spiced with coconut. When I first had this dish in an ayurvedic restaurant I fell in love with it. The beans you wish to add is purely your choice and taste. I sometimes add whole toor dal (as shown in the image), desi chana (dark brown chickpea) or even black-eyed beans. Serve Kerala Kootu Curry along with roti, rice, and Sambar of your choice. If ...

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Chow Chow Poricha Kootu Recipe

Chow Chow Kootu is made from a white squash called chow chow. It is combined with moong lentils, ground coconut, cumin, yogurt and curry leaves to form its delicious gravy base. The taste is fantastic and goes well with hot phulkas or Spicy Potato Roast Recipe (Urulaikizhangu Poriyal) and steamed hot rice. So enjoy cooking this delicate preparation of a chow chow kotu, which is simple and delicious and makes a one dish healthy meal. Alternate vegetables that can be used are chayote squash, bottle ...

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