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Dec 18, 2006

Sprouted Moong and Pumpkin Kootu


White Pumpkin – Diced into medium size cubes – 2 cups

Sprouted Moong Dal – ¾ Cup

Shredded Fresh Coconut – 2 Tablespoons (Frozen is fine, but needs to be thawed)

Green Chillis – 2

Pepper – ½ teaspoon

Cumin Seeds – 1 teaspoon

Mustard Seeds – 1 teaspoon

Oil – 1 teaspoon



Curry Leaves

Coconut Oil – 2 teaspoons


Grind the Coconut along with Green Chillis, Cumin and Pepper and Keep it aside.

Heat oil in a Pressure Pan or a Kadai Pressure Cooker. Tamper the Mustard Seeds, and add Asafoetida. Add the Pumpkin and Sprouted Moong and Fry for a Minute. Add only 1-Cup Water and Stir. Close Closed until Pumpkin and the Moong are Cooked. If using a Pressure Pan, cook for 1 whistle. Then add Salt and Stir. Now, add the Ground Coconut and Stir. Let the Content Heat up. Remove from Heat when it starts to boil. Add the Curry Leaves and Coconut Oil and Stir. Serve for Rice or Chapathis.

Alternative Easy Method:

Pressure Cook Pumpkin and Moong together for 1 or 2 whistles, using just enough Water.

Heat oil in a Kadai. Tamper the Mustard Seeds, Add Asafoetida. Add the Cooked Vegetables. Add salt. Add the Ground Coconut. When it comes to a Boil, Remove from Heat. Add Curry Leaves and Coconut Oil. Serve Warm.


swapna susarla said...

hai mythreyee

nice recipe..good for health also..thnku for sharing with us.happy holidays to u.

jayakarthik said...

hey mythy super healthy recipe
i was just goint through other blogs they have either posted cookies or sprouted moong recipe
ur moong recipe looks healthy n lovely too
will give it a try
thanks for sharing it

FH said...

Moong and pumpkin.Great combo.Looks delicious!
Happy Holidays:)

USHA said...

Hi Mythreyee,

Wonderful healthy receipe with good combo too..

Thanks for sharing.Happy holidays!!!!

TNL said...

Thats different...what a nice twist to the usual.Thanks for this recipe.

Enjoy the holiday season.

Anonymous said...

Hi Mythreyee, how very original pumpkins with sprouted moong, thanks for sharing...

Lakshmi said...

nice recipe with sprouted moong

Mythreyee said...

Happy Holidays to Everyone

Swapna: Thanks.

Jaya: Thanks

Asha: Yes, its a great Combo.

Usha: Thanks

Trupti: Yes, its a little different from the Usual

Dilip: Thanks

Lakshmi: Thanks

Unknown said...


a wonderful job and a wonderful site for begginer's in the field of cooking.....