Avial / Kootu by Roopa Padmanabhan
- Any green vegetable( choose from kaddhu, petha, cabbage, taroi or sem ki phalli,)–250 gms
- Cooked Moong Dal– 1 Cup.
Coconut Paste: Grind Together
- Fresh coconut- 3 Tablespoons
- Jeera- 1Teaspoon
- Green Chillies-3.
- Mustard and JeeraSseeds-1 Teaspoon
- Karipattha -10 Leaves
- Oil-I Tablespoon
Cook the vegetable with salt, add the cooked dal and the ground coconut paste.
Temper with jeera and mustard seeds and karipattha .
Kootu should be semi solid.
If you use assorted vegetables like Carrot, kela, beans, yam, kaddhu or drumstick and
add the coconut paste , it is Avial . You can omit the dal and add dahi.