Koottu Curry Recipe

Koottu Curry is a traditional South Indian dish made with a combination of vegetables and lentils. It is a flavorful and nutritious curry that is often served with rice or roti. The vegetables are cooked with lentils and coconut, giving it a creamy texture and a delicious taste. This dish is packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, making it a healthy choice for a balanced meal.

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Ingredients for Koottu Curry Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Lentils
  • 1 cup Mixed Vegetables
  • 1/2 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as per your need A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1 tablespoon Grated Coconut
  • 1 tablespoon Oil

Directions: Koottu Curry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.1. Wash and soak the lentils for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.2. In a pressure cooker, cook the lentils with water until soft and mushy.
  • STEP 3.3. In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 4.4. Add chopped onions and saut茅 until golden brown.
  • STEP 5.5. Add ginger-garlic paste and saut茅 for a minute.
  • STEP 6.6. Add chopped vegetables like carrots, beans, and potatoes.
  • STEP 7.7. Cook the vegetables until they are tender.
  • STEP 8.8. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt.
  • STEP 9.9. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 10.10. Add the cooked lentils and mix everything together.
  • STEP 11.11. Add grated coconut and mix well.
  • STEP 12.12. Cook for a few more minutes until the flavors are well combined.
  • STEP 13.13. Serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. You can use any combination of vegetables of your choice.
  • 2. Adjust the spice level according to your preference.
  • 3. Adding coconut gives a rich and creamy texture to the curry.

Storage and Serving

  • 1. Koottu Curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • 2. Reheat the curry before serving.
  • 3. Serve Koottu Curry with steamed rice or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
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198
calories per serving
8 g Fat8 g Protein23 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    23g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    23g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    35mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    169mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    67mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    17mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    54mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    121mg
  • Selenium
    13mcg
  • 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