Capsicum Kootu Recipe | Kodamilagai Kootu Recipe
Capsicum Kootu, a thick stew made with green capsicum, toor dal, chana dal and coconut. Capsicum with its rich flavor makes this kootu really tasty than any other vegetables.
Servings: 4 people
Heavy Bottomed Pan
- 2 Capsicum washed and finely chopped
- 2 tbsp Toor Dal (Pigeon pea)
- ¼ Cup Split Bengal Gram (Channa Dal / Kadalaparuppu)
- ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
- 1 tsp Salt
- 2 tbsp Grated Coconut
- 1 tsp Peppercorns
- 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 1 tsp Rice
- 2 tsp Oil
- 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
- 1 tsp Split Urad Dal
- 1 Red Chili
Cut the capsicum into medium bite size piece. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add broken chilli, uriddal and curry leaves and fry till the dal turns golden brown color.
Add the chopped capsicum along with turmeric powder and salt and sprinkle little water to cook the capsicum. Do not add more water, as we need capsicum to retain its crispness.
When the capsicum is cooked, add cooked channa dal. Then add mashed thurdal and ground coconut paste and mix well
Add half cup of water and mix well. Boil the stew in medium flame for 5 minutes and then remove from flame
Serving: 0.5Cup | Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g