Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Knol Khol Kootu | Kohlrabi Kootu

For this weekend Cooking, it was a simple Methi Dal with Knol Khol Kootu. Very simple side dish that you can serve with dal and rice. I know the consistency become think as I left it on the stove and forgot for a moment. However taste wise it was very good and that's what matters in the end.

It's been a hectic weekend as always and I actually went to office and relaxed! I know that's bad but what to do when you have to work against things and cook so many for the next and next events that you plan. That reminds me that for the next BM I am yet to prepare. Hopefully I should be able to do them on time.

When I plan, I leave you to read this simple recipe and enjoy!

Knol Khol Kootu

Ingredients Needed

Knol Khol / Kohlrabi - 2 small
Chana Dal - 1/2 cup
Coconut - 2 tbsp
Green Chilies - 2
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp

For tempering

Curry leaves
Oil 1 tsp
Cumin seeds

How to make the Kootu

Wash and peel the knol khol. Pressure cook with Channa dal for 3 -4 whistles, till the chana dal is soft.

Grind the coconut, green chilies, cumin seeds to a smooth paste.

Once the pressure falls, remove the lid and add the ground masala to the vegetable and bring to boil.

Meanwhile heat the oil and temper with curry leaves and cumin seeds. Once it starts crackling, pour it on the boiling kootu.

Serve with dal and rice

Do check out what Vaishali and Champa have done during their weekend Cooking!

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2 comments :

Priya Suresh said...

Kootu with kohlrabi makes me hungry,love to have with rice and lemon pickle.

vaishali sabnani said...

I have been wanting to use the knol knol since long..but since we do not get it here..it becomes difficult to get from Delhi and come and cook right away!!..kootu seems to be quite nice.

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