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You can use moong dal instead of toor dal for this curry. if you want to give this curry to your kids you can use only 2 red chillies.
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Keerai molakootal recipe - How to make Keerai molakootal
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Arakeerai - 1 bunch
grated coconut - 1 cup
Toor Dal - 1 small cup
urad dal - 4 tsp
turmeric powder - 1 tsp
dry red chillies - 4 to 5
cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
water - 1 large cup
oil for tadka - 2 tbsp refined oil or coconut oil
mustard seeds - 2 tsp salt to taste
- Cook toor dal in a pressure cooker until it turns soft and keep aside.
- Take only the leaves of the keerai and chop finely.
- Wash this chopped leaves thoroughly and then cook it with little water,turmeric powder.
- Now take another pan fry urad dal until light brown and then add red chillies(don't allow it to burn.
- Grind these fried items along with the grated coconut and cumin seeds in to a fine paste.
- Take the cooked keerai and drain the water from it and finely mash the keerai.
- Now add the ground paste and mashed toor dal to the keerai along with the stock.
- Add salt to taste and boil it for 5 mins until the excess water is evaporated.
- Now in a pan add heat oil, to that add mustard seeds and allow it o pop.
- Add this tadka to the gravy and serve it with hot rice and pachadi.
This recipe was contributed by Foodie#415623 on 25 Jun 2008
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