If you are looking for tasty, light, comfort food dinner ideas then look no further. Here we have a collection of healthy kootu, parathas and chutney which make for comforting weekday dinner.
Kootu is a native Tamil Nadu dish that can accompany both rice and roti . Kootu is a dish made of vegetable and lentils and are semi-gravy in consistency. You can add any of your favourite vegetable along with different lentils and make different varieties of kootu to suit your taste. Usually moong dal is used with various vegetables and fresh coconut gravy is added to the dal and vegetable. There is also a tadka of curry leaves and mustard seeds to enhance the flavour.
Try these Kootu with different kinds of parathas along with a Thogayal or a chutney to make a complete meal. Let us know how you like it.
1. Avarakkai Poricha Kootu , Hara Pyaz Paratha & Chettinadu Style Kollu Thogayal
2. Cabbage Poricha Kootu,Malabar Parotta &Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney
3. Palak And Moong Dal Kootu, Sweet Potato Paratha & Zucchini Keerai Thogayal
4. Poosanikai Rasavangi, Gehun Bhajra Thepla & Sesame & Tamarind Chutney
5. Chow Chow Thakkali Kootu, Gujarati Methi Thepla, Spicy Mullangi Thogayal
6. Vazhakkai Milagu Kootu , Veechu Parotta & Madurai Spicy Tomato Chutney
7. Kathirikai Paruppu Kootu , Multigrain Methi Thepla & Inji Thogayal
8. Green Moong Dal Kootu with Raw Banana Peel, Palak Ragi & Oats Wheat Thepla & Mangalore Cucumber Chutney
9. Chow Chow Milagu Kootu, Jowar Atta Pyaz Thepla & Gorai Kai Kara
10. Chenai Kizhangu Poricha Kootu, Mixed Millet Phulka & Murungai Keerai Thogayal
11.South Indian Vazhakkai Puli Kootu, Ragi Wheat Phulka & South Indian Onion Chutney
12. Tamil Nadu Style Beetroot kootu, Ragi Tawa Paratha & Tomato Curry Leaf Chutney
13. South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu, Spicy Yogurt Chapati/Roti & Ridge Gourd Chutney
14. Kerala Style Plantain & Yam Kootu Curry, Masala Lachha Paratha & Karnataka Style Moolangi Chutney
15. Chow Chow and Carrot Kootu, Phulka & Kollu Thogayal
16. Pudalangai Milagu Kootu, Chilka Roti & Ginger Walnut Chutney
17. Sabsige Soppu Kootu, Kerala Style Whole Wheat Parotta & Beetroot and Fig Chutney
18. Manathakkali Kootu, Ujju Rotti Recipe & Amla/Nellikai Thogayal
19. Manathakkali Keerai Molagootal, Jowar Atta Roti & Murungai Keerai Thogayal
20. Mixed Vegetable Poricha Kootu, Ari Pathiri & Peerkangai Thogayal
21. Kerala Kootu Curry, Healthy Carrot Methi & Mooli Thepla & Pudalangai Thogayal