Seehi Kootu (a Kannada Name)


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Don't boil the dish for a long time after you add milk.
sugar gives a special taste.
the dish is best with cayote squash.

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Seehi Kootu (a Kannada Name) recipe - How to make Seehi Kootu (a Kannada Name)

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4 tbsp urad dal (split black lentils)
5 to 10 whole black peppercorns (kalimirch) (depending on how much spicy you want)
2 to 3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies
2 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
1 cup fresh coconut , grated
1 1/2 cups boiled milk
salt to taste
2 tsp sugar

  1. Fry urad dhal, black pepper, red chillies, jeera in a kadai with very little oil for about 2 minutes.
  2. Add khus khus after you put off the flame.
  3. Finely grind the fried contents along with grated coconut.
  4. Mix this with the boiled vegetable (ridge gourd, cucumber, cayote squash, red pumpkin, each can be used individually).
  5. Boil for 10 minutes,
  6. When complete, add milk, sugar, salt.
  7. Season it with mustard, jeera, hinge.
  8. Garnish with corriander.
  9. Serve with hot plain steamed rice.

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This recipe was contributed by suni1972 on 13 Oct 2006

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