January 20, 2012

GOBI KOOTU/ CAULI FLOWER KOOTU/ GOBI COCONUT KURMA/ CAULIFLOWER KOBBARI KURMA


I tried kootu with gobi for a change...it tasted good......

Ingredients
cauliflower florets-2cups
green gram/moong dal/pesara pappu-1/2cup
coconut powder-1/2cup
red chilli-4
turmeric-1/2tsp
pepper-1tsp
mustard-1tsp
jaggery-small piece
curry leaves-1spring
salt-to taste
oil-2stps


Preparation
wash the florets and dal..cook together with little water in a pressure cooker for 4-5mins...(around 2whistles)..keep it aside.
crush the pepper and make into a fine powder......
now add the pepper powder to the cooked dal mixture.....add in coconut powder too.....
add the jaggery at this time if you want(i didn`t used)..add salt too.....
now in in a kadai heat oil add the ings one by one like mustard,curry leaves,red chilli and turmeric..
pour the cooked dal mixture into the temper....and mix well......
hot and spicy GOBI KOOTU is ready..
serve with rice....

NOTE
you can add turmeric while cooking both in the pressure cooker.....
you can skip the jaggery......
use fresh coconut powder.....
cut florets in medium size....not too big or too small......

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