Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Double Beans Kootu

Double Beans Kootu

  • Fresh Double Beans peeled - 1 cup 
  • Chana dhal- 1/2 cup
  • Onion -1/2 of 1 , chopped 
  • Garlic flakes-3
  • Turmeric Powder-1/4 th tsp
  • Tamarind-Tamarind seed size 
  • Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Grated coconut-1/2 cup
  • Dry red chilly -3 or according to the spice 
  • Curry leaves -1 sprig 
  • Pepper corns-4 to 5 seeds 
  • Salt to taste 


  • Oil-2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves -1 sprig  

Soak Chana Dhal in water for 20 mts n pressure cook it ..  

Pressure cook double beans for 1 whistle till soft but not mushy .

Grind grated coconut, garlic flakes,turmeric powder, cumin seeds, onion , tamarind, dry red chilly  , pepper corns ,curry leaves to a fine paste.

In a kadai add oil , splutter mustard seeds n add curry leaves ,stir for a while n then add the ground masala n stir till the raw smell goes for few mts . Add the cooked chana dhal , cooked double beans ,salt n cook for sometime . 

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