Cabbage Kootu is the easiest side dish variety for the meals which is made with less time. It is made of cabbage , moong dal and coconut paste together. It is the healthiest dish with very minimum oil and full of cabbage and moong dal. This can also be had as a side dish for the roti . Lets look at the procedure of making it.
Preparation Time:10 mints| Cooking Time : 30 mints|Severs: 3
Cabbage - 1 cup ( finely chopped)
Moong Dal - 1/4 cup
Coconut - 1/3 cup
Green Chili - 1
Red Chili - 1
Cumin Seeds - 1 tbspn
Oil - 1 tbspn
Mustard seeds - 1tbspn
Curry leaves - 1 string
1. Wash the moong dal and pressure cook it for 3 whistles. Mash the dal well and keep it ready. Wash and chop the cabbage.
2. Add the coconut , green chili , red chili and cumin seeds to blender and make it a fine paste.Then in a pan cook the cabbage along with salt and turmeric until its soft. Then add the mashed moong dal.
3. Then mix well and add the grinded coconut paste . Allow to cook till raw smell goes. Then prepare tadka with mustard seeds and curry leaves and add to it.
Now the Kootu is ready to serve.
You can make this kootu by adding vegetables of your choice or with mixed vegetables.