Pumpkin Kootu (pressure Cooker Recipe)
by Tarla Dalal
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A ballet of vegetables and dal, this healthy combination cooked along with a coconut paste. Go for any choice of veggies such as white pumpkin, cabbage etc. You can top with tempering of oil, mustard seeds and curry leaves to give a refreshing feel to the kootu. Whistles: 2 high
- Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the mustard seeds and urad dal.
- When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves, pumpkin, moong dal and turmeric powder, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the prepared paste, 1¼ cups of hot water and salt, mix well and pressure cook on high flame for 2 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape using quick/ natural release method before opening the lid.
- Serve hot.
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