Pudalankai Kootu Written by Kamala Updated on November 28, 2022 in Kootu Jump to Recipe Print Recipe Pin Print Pudalankai Kootu 0 from 0 votes Recipe by S Kamala Course: KootuCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy Servings4servingsPrep time10minutesCooking time10minutes A classic dish that is served with rice for lunch and dinner Ingredients Pudalankai – 1 Green Gram Dhal – 1/2 cup Onion – 1 small Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoon Jeera – 1 teaspoon Rice – 1 teaspoon Sambar Powder – 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder – a pinch Curry leaves – few Oil – 1 teaspoon Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste Directions Cut the pudalankai lengthwise and remove the seeds and inner white parts. Chop it into small pieces.Cook green gram dhal along with a pinch of turmeric powder till it is soft.Put the pudalankai pieces in a thick bottomed vessel. Pour water just to cover the vegetable. Add sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt. Cook on medium flame till the vegetable is soft.Meantime, grind coconut gratings, rice and jeera together to a fine paste.When the vegetable is soft, add the cooked dhal and the coconut paste and mix well. Allow to boil for five to six minutes on a low flame.Season it with mustard, onion chopped finely and curry leaves.