Koottukari (Chickpea and Yam Vegetable) Recipe

Koottu curry or koottukari is a traditional Kerala curry and an important dish in a sadya(feast). Koottu means the combination and as the name implies, it is a combination of different vegetables. The preparation of this koottu varies from region to region and mostly is made with yam, raw banana/plantain, and brown chickpeas.

Nutritional info

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1/2 Cup(103.0 gm) Yam(Boiled,Diced)
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1 Tbsp(11.0 gm) Chole
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2 Tbsp(19.0 gm) Fresh Coconut(Chopped)
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1 Tsp(4.0 gm) Chana Dal
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1 No.(0.75 gm) Red Chilly
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5 No.(0.55 gm) Kadi Patta
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1/8 Tsp(0.56 gm) Salt
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1 Tsp(3.0 ml) Oil
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As Required(50.0 ml) Water
  • Heat kadhai, add 1 tsp oil, add 5 no. curry leaves, 1/2 cup boiled & diced yam, boiled chole, saute well.

  • Add black sesame seeds (Nutritional Twist), coconut mixture, mix well.

  • Add water as required, and stir well.

  • Finally, add 1/4 tsp salt, cover with a lid and cook for another 5 minutes on medium flame.

  • Serve hot.