A collection of South Indian Kootu Recipes.
Looking for a tangy and refreshing side dish? Try this cucumber and yoghurt kootu recipe! Perfect to pair with Kara Kuzhambu.
This Kootu is mostly prepared on festival days, especially for Thiruvathirai and Pongal. This is also called as “Pongal Kootu”. This dish is made with mixed vegetables. This is served together with Thiruvathirai Kali.
Ridge gourd is called “Peerkankai” in Tamil and it is available plenty in US as “Chinese Okra”. This kootu is served with rice as a side dish.
An easy kootu made with spinach (manathakkali keerai), green dhal and coconut. This dish is served with steamed for lunch and dinner. Here is a list of different kinds of spinach (keerai).
A kootu recipe made with any kind of spinach (keerai), tamarind and thuvar dhal.
A side dash made with coconut gratings, green gram dhal and broad beans (Avaraikkai) that is usually serviced with steamed rice.
Learn about Arai Keerai, also known as amaranth leaves, and how to make keerai kootu with various types of spinach. Perfect with steam rice!