Pattani Kootu Recipe (Green Peas Curry)
Simple recipe of green peas cooked with a ground coconut, green chillies and cumin seeds and tempered with fennel
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 or dried peas after soaking them up for overnight. Serve Pattani Kootu Recipe (Green Peas Curry) with Pudina Tawa Paratha Recipe (Mint Leaf Skillet Flat Bread), steamed rice, Varutharachu Sambar Recipe for a simple weeknight dinner.
If you like this recipe, try more recipes like
- 1-1/2 Green peas (Matar)
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 4 Green Chillies
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- Salt , to taste
- 1 teaspoon Cooking oil
How to make Pattani Kootu Recipe (Green Peas Curry)
To begin making Pattani Kootu Recipe (Green Peas Curry), in a mixer grinder, grind grated coconut, green chillies and cumin seeds into a thick paste. Keep aside till required.
Heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds and wait until they splutters.
Add fennel seeds, curry leaves, and finely chopped onions and saute until the onions turn pinkish.
Add the ground coconut masala reserved earlier and cook further until the coconut paste comes together from the sides of the pan.
Add green peas and cook for about 3 minutes or till they are almost a bit soft and looks a little cooked. Add salt and stir.
Now add about 1/2 cup water and cook covered until the green peas are well cooked, and are almost mashable.
Adjust salt if required and cook until the dish is thick in consistency, now turn off heat.
Serve Pattani Kootu Recipe (Green Peas Curry) with Pudina Tawa Paratha Recipe (Mint Leaf Skillet Flat Bread), steamed rice, Varutharachu Sambar Recipe for a simple weeknight dinner.
Jyothi Rajesh is an engineer by profession. Food and any thing related to food is her passion. She loves to cook, style and photograph food. She spends half of my week teaching Robotics to children and the rest of my week she get lost in cooking and photography. She cook for two reasons. First, cooking is, in all honesty, a way to show that she cares about people. It gives her great pleasure to make something that someone enjoys! Second, "I love the quest … the quest for great ingredient combinations, for unexpected flavors, for those “wow” recipes."