Today's 22/11/2017 Recipe - Chow Chow Mor-Koottu
No-Onion / No-Garlic Recipe.
Ingredients: Vegetable : Chow-Chow chopped to 1/2 inch cubes 500 gms, Sour Curd: 150 ml, Green Chilly: 6, Ginger: very tiny piece, Curry leaves & coriander leaves: few, Jeera: 2 tsp, Corainder Seeds: 2 tsp, Toor dal: 2 tbsps, Salt as required, Coconut Oil : 2 tsps, Mustard seeds, Coconut: can be 1/4th of the whole coconut quantity, Water as required
Method : In a Kadai, boil the vegetables with Water and Salt. In the meanwhile, separately soak the toor dal, coriander seeds, jeera in water and after 10 to 15 mins, grind the soaked ingredients with coconut, green chillies, ginger and very few curry leaves in the form of a paste. When the vegetables in the kadai are 3/4th cooked, add the above grounded paste to the kadai and add few more curry leaves now. Leave it for 5 to 10 mins and add the Beaten sour curd also to the Kadai now. Boil coconut oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds, allow to splutter and add this seasoned mustard to the More Kootu now. Add very very little quantity of coriander leaves. PS - Do not add Asafoedita to More Kootu since it may give a light bitter taste.