Kootu Curry


Madappalli provides you a simple and delicious Kerala dish. . This curry is very famous in Malabar side. I made this curry with two vegetables only. You can add any variety of vegetables in it and make this curry. (You can use Snakegourd, carrots, yam etc.)

Raw Banana – 2 no
Black Chenna – ½ cup
Grated Coconut – ½ cup
Jeera – ¼ tsp
Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
Crushed Black Pepper – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Coconut Oil – 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp
Grated coconut –
Curry Leaves – few
Red chilies – 2 no


Soak the Chenna overnight.
Cook the Chenna with little salt in a pressure cooker. Keep aside.
Chop the banana in medium size cubes. Cook it in a little water, turmeric powder, black pepper and salt.
a Grind together cumin seeds and grated coconut.
Mix together the chenna and the cooked banana. Mix 1 tsp. of coconut oil in it.
Now mix the grounded coconut in it.
Cook it in low flame for few minutes.
Heat the oil, add all seasonings and fry , add to the curry.
Serve hot with rice.

Courtesy : Sadhana Kitchen

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