Thakkali Kai kootu Recipe
Prep time – under 15 min
Cook time – under 15 min
Raw tomatoes or green tomatoes – 1/2 kg (500 grams)
Tur dal – 1/3 cup
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Salt as required
Fry and grind
Oil – 1 tsp
Bengal gram (kadalai paruppu) – 1 tbsp
Coriander seeds – 1 tbsp
Red chillies – 4-5
Raw rice – 1/2 tsp (used for thickening)
Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
For the seasoning
Oil -1 tsp
Mustard – 1 tsp
Hing – a pinch
Red chilli – 1
Curry leaves- few
Cut each tomato into 8 pieces and keep it aside.
Pressure cook dal with a pinch of turmeric powder till soft. Mash it well.
Then add the grounded paste, cooked dal and bring it to boil.
Season with the ingredients mentioned under seasoning. Check for salt.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice.
Very nice kootu, have been wanting to try this and of course, always the moms recipe is the husband's favorite..
nice yummy kootu! like the funny tomato face too 🙂
I have a feeling that i'm going to love this one even more! Can't wait to try it this kootu!
nice curry to go with rice
I have had this as masiyal, never as kootu.. good one again padhu 🙂
nice recipe………..mom in laws recipe has to be the hubby fav…..its a fact of life!
Healthy and delicious kootu padhu 🙂
this looks awesome n delicious……
My grandma's tastiest recipe !
Deeps @ Naughty Curry
never cooked with green tomato.. looks yummy
This looks very tasty! I am sure it is a crowd pleaser!
Never made dal with green tomatoes..looks yumm
This sounds so yummy, and that tomato looks so cute!
This kootu looks so flavourful and delicious.
Please let me know how this receipe can be prepared without coconut
You can skip the coconut and add another 1 tsp of rice or rice flour.
Fantastic. Always wanted to do this, finally got to it.