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Chow Chow Pepper Kootu

This chow chow pepper kootu is a spicy gravy (kootu) that is served as side dish with rice.

Ingredients

  • Chow Chow – 1 No

  • Green Gram Dhal – ¼ cup

  • Turmeric powder – a pinch

  • Salt – ½ teaspoon or as per taste

  • To Fry and Grind
  • Red Chilli – 2 Nos

  • Black Pepper – 1 teaspoon

  • Jeera – ½ teaspoon

  • Urad Dhal – 2 teaspoon

  • Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoon

  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • For Seasoning
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon

  • Urad Dhal – 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves – few

  • Sambar Onion – 2 Nos

Directions

  • Cook Green gram dhal along with a pinch of turmeric powder in open vessel till soft.
  • Remove the skin from chow chow and cut into small pieces.
  • Add these pieces to the dhal along with turmeric powder and salt. Cover with lid and cook on medium flame till soft.
  • Meantime, in a kadai put a teaspoon of oil and fry red chillies, urad dhal, pepper, jeera for one to two seconds and finally add the coconut gratings and fry for one more second. Remove and cool it.
  • Grind it to a fine paste.
  • When the vegetable is cooked well, add the ground paste along with little water and mix well. Allow to boil for few minutes on low heat.
  • Season it with mustard, urad dhal, curry leaves and chopped onion.

Tips: You can prepare the above Kootu with Bottle gourd also.
Also try these fine chow chow recipes:

Chow Chow Pepper Kootu

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: KootuCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy
Servings

3

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Total time

30

minutes

A spicy gravy (kootu) that is served as side dish with rice.

Ingredients

  • Chow Chow – 1 No

  • Green Gram Dhal – ¼ cup

  • Turmeric powder – a pinch

  • Salt – ½ teaspoon or as per taste

  • To fry and grind
  • Red Chilli – 2 Nos

  • Black Pepper – 1 teaspoon

  • Jeera – ½ teaspoon

  • Urad Dhal – 2 teaspoon

  • Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoon

  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • For seasoning
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon

  • Urad Dhal – 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves – few

  • Sambar Onion – 2 Nos

Directions

  • Cook Green gram dhal along with a pinch of turmeric powder in open vessel till soft.
  • Remove the skin from chow chow and cut into small pieces.
  • Add these pieces to the dhal along with turmeric powder and salt. Cover with lid and cook on medium flame till soft.
  • Meantime, in a kadai put a teaspoon of oil and fry red chillies, urad dhal, pepper, jeera for one to two seconds and finally add the coconut gratings and fry for one more second. Remove and cool it.
  • Grind it to a fine paste.
  • When the vegetable is cooked well, add the ground paste along with little water and mix well. Allow to boil for few minutes on low heat.
  • Season it with mustard, urad dhal, curry leaves and chopped onion.

Notes

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