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Keerai Kootu Recipe

April 27, 2009 By: admin Category: Sambar/Gravy, Sidedish No Comments →


Mulai keerai or amarnath spined – 2 cups(cleaned and chopped)

Moong dhal – 1 1/2 cup

Scraped coconut – 3 tsp

Green chilli – 2

Jeera – 1 tsp

Turmeric power – a pinch

Salt – to taste

oil – 1 1/2 tsp

Mustard – 1 tsp

Urad dhal – 1 tsp

Water – as required


1. Cook the moong dhal in a pan adding little water. Now add cleaned and chopped keerai to it.

2. Add turmeric and allow it to cook.

3. Take a mixie jar, add coconut, chilli and jeera and make a fine paste by adding water.

4. When the keerai is cooked, add salt, the ground paste and mix well.

5. Allow it to boil for few mins.

6. Garnish with popped mustard and roasted urad dhal.
Keerai Kootu
Nutritious and delicious keerai kootu ready to be served with rice or with chappathi.