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Dec 11, 2006

Moong Dal Kootu / Hesaru Bela Seenh Kootu


½ Cup - Split Moong Dal (Skinned and halved version of the whole Moong bean)

½ Cup - Carrot and Beans diced

Oil – 1 tablespoon

Mustard Seeds


Curry Leaves


Roast Separately and Grind Together:

2 tablespoons – Toor Dal (Thogiri Bela)

Pepper – 6

Red Chillis – 1 or 2

Kobri / Desiccated Coconut – 1 tablespoon


Cook Dal and Keep it aside.

Heat Oil in a Kadai and Tamper the Mustard Seeds, add Asafoetida and Curry Leaves, then, add the Diced Carrot and Beans. Fry for a minute and Add enough water for it to Cook till tender.

Add the Ground Powder and Mix well. Mix in the Dal. Add Salt. Stir and Serve warm for Rice/Chapathis.


swapna susarla said...

Hai mythreyee

kootu is looking so nice.yesterday only i have prepared hubby likes it very much...

FH said...

Hiya Myth!

Looks beautiful,Hesaru bele sihi kootu is a beautiful title,just reading makes you want it!:)

jayakarthik said...

wow mythy
kootu looks wonderful
just yesterday i had spinach kootu :D

USHA said...

Wow!Mythreyeee...Kootu looks awesome.Colour,consistency added to tht presentation too..

Thanks for sharing the receipe.

Vini K said...

Hi Mythreyee,kootu looks so nice.My mom used to prepare kootus.I got to make this today or else I will be dreaming of mum and her kootu and drooling!

Anonymous said...

Kootu came out very well, like done in a hotel. Hubby liked it a lot.

Mythreyee said...

Hi Swapna, Asha, Jaya, Usha, Vini and Priya, sorry for the delay in replying and thanks for your beautiful comments.

Anonymous said...

was sick and tired of frozen foods, ready to eat microwave stuff and was on the verge of crying thinking of mom made kootu...then braced up myself and thought of giving a google tears of happiness rolling down my cheek having kootu rice!!!! :D:D:D thanks for sharing the recipe..