Recipe: Cabbage Kootu

CooQ : Recipe: Cabbage Kootu

Cabbage Kootu

South indian, Mains

123 calories/serving
40 mins
A unique blend of moong lentils and cabbage, Cabbage Kootu is a thick consistency dal made with ground cocunut paste, spices and cabbage leaves. This recipe tastes great with steamed rice.

Recipe by:

Dindigul Food Court


1. Firstly, in a kadai take ½ cup moong dal soaked for 30 minutes.

2. Add 2 cups water, cover and cook for 10 minutes. cook till the dal is half cooked.

3. Further, add 2 cups finely chopped cabbage, few curry leaves and ¼ tsp turmeric powder. mix well and cover and boil for 10 minutes.

4. Now in a blender take ½ cup grated coconut, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tbsp soaked rice and 2 chilli.

5. Add ½ cup water and blend to smooth paste.

6. Add in prepared masala paste to the mixture, ¾ tsp salt, ½ cup water and mix well. cover and cook for 10 minutes or till coconut gets cooked completely.

7. Now prepare the tempering by heating 2 tsp oil.

8. Add 1 tsp mustard seeds, ½ tsp urad dal, few curry leaves, a pinch of hing and 1 dried red chilli.

9. Add the tempering to splutter and pour over kootu. mix well.

10. Finally, serve cabbage kootu / cabbage dal with hot steamed rice.

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