Avarakkai Poricha Kootu Recipe

Avarakkai Poricha Kootu is a traditional South Indian dish made with tender avarakkai (broad beans) cooked in a flavorful coconut and spice paste. This dish is a perfect blend of flavors and textures, with the beans cooked until tender and the coconut paste adding a rich and creamy element. It is a healthy and nutritious dish that can be enjoyed with rice or roti.

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Ingredients for Avarakkai Poricha Kootu Recipe

  • 50 gram Avarakkai, Chopped
  • 1/5 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/10 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/10 teaspoon Urad Dal
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/20 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/10 cup Grated Coconut
  • 1/5 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 En Chilies
  • 1/5 tablespoon Ghee
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Avarakkai Poricha Kootu Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and chop the avarakkai into small pieces.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, urad dal, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 3.Add the chopped avarakkai, turmeric powder, and salt. Cook until the beans are tender.
  • STEP 4.In a blender, grind coconut, cumin seeds, green chilies, and a little water to make a smooth paste.
  • STEP 5.Add the coconut paste to the cooked beans and mix well. Cook for a few more minutes.
  • STEP 6.In a separate pan, heat ghee and fry the grated coconut until golden brown. Add it to the kootu for garnish.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Avarakkai Poricha Kootu hot with steamed rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cook the avarakkai until it is tender but not mushy.
  • Adjust the spice level by adding more or fewer green chilies according to your preference.
  • You can add a pinch of asafoetida (hing) for additional flavor.
  • For a variation, you can also add cooked toor dal to the kootu.

Storage and Serving

  • Avarakkai Poricha Kootu can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the kootu before serving and add a little water if needed to adjust the consistency.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves before serving for added freshness.
Nutrition
value
111
calories per serving
5 g Fat5 g Protein10 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    5g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    10g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    10g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    5g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    30mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    35mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    25mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    42mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    93mg
  • Selenium
    10mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp