Kootu Curry

Madappalli provides you a simple and delicious Kerala dish. . This curry is very famous  in Malabar side.  I made this curry with two vegetables only. You can add any variety of vegetables in it and make this  curry. (You can use Snakegourd, carrots, yam etc.)

 Raw Banana – 2 no
Black Chenna – ½ cup
Grated Coconut – ½ cup
Jeera – ¼ tsp
Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
Crushed Black Pepper -  1 tsp
Salt to taste
Coconut Oil – 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp
Grated coconut -
Curry Leaves – few
Red chilies – 2 no

  •  Soak the Chenna overnight.
  • Cook the Chenna with little salt in a pressure cooker. Keep aside.
  • Chop the banana in medium size cubes. Cook it in a little water, turmeric powder, black pepper and salt.a
  • Grind together cumin seeds and grated coconut.
  • Mix together the chenna and the cooked banana. Mix 1 tsp. of coconut oil in it.
  • Now mix the grounded coconut in it.
  • Cook it in low flame for few minutes.
  • Heat the oil, add all seasonings and fry , add to the curry.
  • Serve hot with rice.