Sep 12, 2015

Mixed Vegetable Kootu Recipe

I make kootu with whole lot of veggies. But i have never made a mixed veg kootu, few days back i decided to make this and guess what it taste so yummy. Plus it is so healthy too..

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Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 45 mins
Serves : 4


Oil - 1 tsp

Onion - 1 medium size chopped
Tomato - 1 chopped
Potato - 1 peeled and cubed
Beans - 1 chopped
Carrot - 1 chopped
Salt to taste
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Yellow Moong Dal / Pasi Paruppu - 1/2 cup

For Grinding:

Coconut - 1/2 cup grated
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Green Chillies - 3

For Seasoning:

Coconut Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig


Cook moong dal till it gets soft. Set aside.

Grind ingredients given for grinding to a smooth paste. Set aside.

In a pan, heat 1 tsp oil and add in onions, tomatoes and saute for couple of mins.

Add in all veggies and salt. Mix well. Saute for 5 mins or so.

Now add a splash of water and cover with a lid. Simmer the pan and cook on low heat for 10 to 15 mins till veggies are cooked.

Now add in cooked dal, coconut masala, turmeric powder and mix well.

Simmer for 5 mins or so.

Now make seasoning by heating oil and crackling mustard, urad dal and curry leaves. Pour this into the curry and mix well.


Take all your ingredients

start by cooking dal, take it in a pot, cover with water

cook till done

take coconut, chillies and cumin seeds in a grinder

make it into a smooth puree

Heat oil in a pan

add in onions and tomatoes

give a quick toss

add in beans, potatoes and carrots

saute for 5 mins or so

add salt

little water

cover and cook

now veggies are done

add dal

mix well

add in coconut masala

add little turmeric powder

mix well

simmer for few curry is done

heat little coconut oil in a pan

crackle mustard, urad dal and curry leaves

pour this into the curry

mix well




  1. Hi Aarthi!
    I am a big fan of you blog.Thank you very much for all your recpipes.I have a question here..with what dish this kootu goes well with rice or chapati?

    Thank in advance

  2. Just saw this Aarti.Thank you for sharing! I'm looking to make this tonight for around 30 people to go with chapathis along with a few other dishes also. Do you think it is a good idea to add ginger to this?

  3. Hey luv ur recipe but I want to know which coconut oil do u use in ur food???


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