Cucumber Kootu

This cucumber kootu is ideal for serving with rice.

Ingredients

  • Cucumber – 1
  • Green Gram Dhal – 1/4 cup
  • Sambar powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon or as per taste
  • For seasoning:
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Sambar Onion – 2 Nos

Directions

  1. Remove the skin from Cucumber and cut into bite size pieces.
  2. Cook Green gram dhal along with enough water and turmeric powder in open vessel till soft.
  3. Add cucumber pieces, sambar powder and salt to the dhal and mix well. Cook for two to three more minutes or till the cucumber is soft.
  4. In a small kadai put a teaspoon of oil. When it is hot add mustard. When it starts pop up, add curry leaves and chopped onion and fry for a while. Add this seasoning to the kootu and mix well.

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