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Drumstick Poricha Kootu

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A popular and delicious dish down south, it is typically served with steamed rice and side dish of choice.
Drumstick Poricha Kootu

Drumsticks – 1 cup, chopped
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Toor Dal – 1/2 cup, cooked
Tamarind Extract – 1/2 to 3/4 cup
Salt as per taste
Ghee/Oil as required

To Grind:
Coconut – 1/4 cup, grated
Urad Dal – 1 tblsp
Peppercorns – 1/4 tblsp
Dry Red Chilli – 1
Coriander Seeds – 1/2 tblsp

For Tempering:
Urad Dal – little
Mustard Seeds – little
Curry Leaves – few

1. Dry roast the coconut, urad dal, peppercorns, red chilli and coriander seeds separately.
2. Grind them together to a smooth powder.
3. Heat a pan of water over medium flame.
4. Add turmeric powder and a pinch of salt.
5. Add the drumstick pieces and bring to a boil.
6. When it is half cooked, add the tamarind extract.
7. Add the ground powder, cooked dal and bring to a boil.
8. Heat little ghee in a frying pan.
9. Fry the tempering ingredients and add to the kootu.
10. Remove and serve hot.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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