9 March, 2016

SWEET POTATO DAL / SIHI GENASINA KOOTU

Posted in : HULI / CURRY / VEGETABLE CURRY / GOJJU / TANGY CURRY / DAL / TOVVE / VEGETABLE KOOTU / SAGU on by : Divya Suresh

Here is one more sweet potato dish. Its a conventional recipe, made during winter. Only black pepper is used to make it hot. All the ingredients used in this recipe is good for health including sweet potato. This Kootu is made in two ways… one by using Lentil ( Toor dal) and another without using Lentil. Both tastes awesome.

 

 

 

        Ingredients :

  • Cooked Toor/arahar dal – 1 cup
  • Sweet potato – 4 big
  • Salt to taste

 

        To dry roast :

  • Black lentil / urad dal – 2&1/2 tbsp
  • Black pepper corns – heaped 1/2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tbsp
  • Grated dry coconut – 1/2 cup

 

         For tempering :

  • Ghee – 1/2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Grated dry coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida – 2-3 pinches

 

 

        PROCEDURE :

  • Wash, peel, cut and cook sweet potato with enough water
  • Roast all the ingredients under the heading ” to dry roast ” till light brown and grind to a fine powder
  • Add ground powder, cooked Toor dal & salt to the cooked sweet potato…mix everything well
  • Add water to get required consistency…..
  • Bring it to boil by stirring so that it won’t stick to the bottom
  • Prepare tempering using the ingredients under the heading ‘ for tempering ‘ and pour it over the Kootu
  • Serve hot with rice or rice rotti

 

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