Bottleguard Kutu


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This dish is best suited for roties. It is prepared with minimal ingrediets and can be prepared with either cabbage, snakeguard etc.

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Bottleguard Kutu recipe - How to make Bottleguard Kutu

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings

1/2 cup bottle guard , roughly chopped
4 tbsp moongdal
3 tbsp chanadal
1/2 cup fresh cocount
1 tsp coriander (dhania)
5 to 6 black peppercorns (kalimirch)
1 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
6 green chillies
salt to taste

For The Tempering
1 tsp oil
1 whole red chilli
1 tsp mustatd seeds (rai/ sarson)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) (cumin)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing) (hing
few curry leaves (kadi patta)
  1. Combine the dals and bottle gourd along with little water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. Keep aside to cool.
  3. Combine the coconut, coriander,green chillies, cumin seeds, peppercorns and blend it in a blender to a smooth paste.
  4. Add the turmeric powder and the salt and mix well.
  5. Tranfer it to a pan and add the cooked dal- bottlegourd and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes.

For the tempering

    For the tempering
  1. Heat the oil add the red chilli, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and the curry leaves.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Add the tempering to the dal, mix well.
  2. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by Foodie #504875 on 10 Feb 2011

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