Monday, April 5, 2010

Taro Root Kootu


Ingredients:
4 tbsp Toor dal
4 tbsp Bengal gram
lemon sized Tamarind soaked and extract juice
4-5 Taroroot peeled and chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Paste:
1 1/2 tsp Black peppercorns
2 tsp Blackgram dal
1 tbsp Bengal gram
1/2 tsp asafoetida powder
1 tbsp coriender seeds
1 red chili
4 tbsp coconut grated

Tempering
Oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 tbsp peanuts
1 red chili
few curry leaves
Pressure cook the lentils/dals and keep aside.
Heat a oil in pan, add all ingredients from paste list and roast except coconut until light golden and grind along with coconut to fine paste.
In a heavy saucepan. add mustard seeds, rew peanuts,red chili and few curry leaves.When mustard seeds splutters add chopped taro root, salt,turmeric powder and tamarind juice. Cook until the taroroot is tender.
Now, add the cooked lentils/dals cook for 2-3  mins until it's thoroughly blend. Lastly, add the ground paste and cook for a few more mins.
Serve with rice.

12 comments:

? said...

Congratulations and Thank you Madhuri !
This recipe is new to me: taro with tamarind. We do have several dishes but none with tamarind. Will surely try this one.
Lovely picture of the arboretum; given us reason to plan a visit!

Pedhakka said...

New to me. Would love to try this sometime.

Sarah Naveen said...

mouthwatering curry..looks so delicious...love the bowl :)

Ms.Chitchat said...

Very interesting recipe. Would love to try it out.

Nandini said...

Mouthwatering taro kootu! Looks inviting:)

Tina said...

Soooo rich and delicious curry...

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks very rich and loved the recipe as well...presentation is also very nice

Priya said...

Wow wat a beautiful and droolworthy kootu, truly delicious..

Panchpakwan said...

Congarts on Awards...
Dish looks delicious...

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

this look creamy and nice!

Veggie Belly said...

ive never had kootu with taro before..this is a must try!

SathyaSridhar said...

wooow,,,taro kootu in tamarind sounds great dear,,, looks delicious n perfect sure it will taste good with hot rice..

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