Chow Chow Kootu - 2

Kootu is something that we do during weekend. I will have 2 vegetable during weekend lunch. Since weekend and public holidays are ones we have lunch at home I want to make sure kids are eating vegetables. I wanted to do something different without any coconut and moong dhal

Chow Chow - 1 (chopped square pieces)
Channa Dhal - 1/2 cup
Onions - 1 small
Tomatoes - 1 Medium

Chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder - 1 teaspoon
Turmeric - a pinch
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds- 1/4 teaspoon

Split urad dhal - 1/4 teaspoon
Green Chilli  - 1 (slit into 2)
Curry leaves few

Oil - 1 teaspoon


Take a pressure cooker and cook Channa dal for 3 whistles, then add chopped square chow chow and put for another whistle.

Heat a pan, add oil. When it is hot add Mustard seeds when it start to spluter add Urad dhal and fry till it is brown. Add green chilli and curry leaves. Fry for 30 sec

Then add the onions, sauté well, then add tomatoes. Add all the powders. Cook for 5 mins. Then add the cooked dal and vegetable, add some water. Let it come to boil. Sim for 10 mins