Ash gourd in Yogurt gravy
Prep time -under 10 mins
Cook time -under 20 mins
Ash gourd -chopped -2 cups
Curd/plain yogurt -1 cup
Turmeric powder – a pinch
Coconut -1/3 cup
Green chilli -3
Cumin seeds/jeera -3/4 tsp
Raw rice or rice flour -1 tsp (if using raw rice,soak it in hot water for 15 minutes).This is used for thickening.
For the seasoning
Oil -1 tsp
Mustard seeds -1 tsp
Curry leaves -few
Remove the skin, seeds and chop the ash gourd into medium sized pieces.
Grind coconut, green chilli, cumin seeds and rice flour to a smooth paste.
Whisk yogurt, add the ground paste to it and mix well. Keep it ready.
Delicious Ash gourd mor kootu is ready to be served.
Note – You can use coconut oil, if preferred for more flavor.
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This dish is really comforting. I dont make a lot of kootus at home but your pics & recipe seems so simple to try them
I'm going to try these recipes. Thanks for providing easy methods of cooking for various vegetables. they are really helpful.
Really nice taste
Is it wise to boil yogurt?