A collection of South Indian Kootu Recipes.
This Kootu is mostly prepared on festival days, especially for Thiruvathirai and Pongal. This is also called as “Thalagam” or “Pongal Kootu”.
Tips: You can add little coconut gratings ground with one green chilli for extra flavour. Or add only coconut gratings for garnishing. Also you can add two to three sambar onion chopped to the seasoning. Ridge gourd is called “Peerkankai” in Tamil and it is available plenty in US as “Chinese […]
Note: If you do not want coconut you can remove it from the recipe. In that case, add jeera to the vegetable while cooking or add it in the seasoning.
Recipe for Suraikai (Bottle gourd) Paal Kootu. Goes well with vatha kuzhambu.