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All Recipes > Curries/ Sambar/ RasamPosted On: Friday, July 24, 2020
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         Heerekayi Kootu

Delicious Heerekayi kootu is a delicious side dish for rice . It is easy to make and very tasty too.


Tur dal : 1 cup

Greengram: 2 spoons

Tomatoes: 2 nos

Methi seeds: 1/4 tbsp

Heerikayi /Ridge gourd: 2 cups of small sized pieces

Coriander seeds: 3 spoons

Urad dal : 2 spoons

Chakki: 1 inch

Dry coconut: 1/4 cup

Dry Red Chillies: 4 - 5 nos.

Curry leaves: 1 bunch


Oil: 1 tbsp

Sasive: 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Tamarind juice : 1 tbsp


1. Pressure cook Tur dal, greengram dal , methiseeds and tomatoes. You can also add heerekayi to this or you can cook heerikayi separately in a vessel .

2. When the pressure is released , mash the dal mixture and add the cooked heerekayi.

3. Dry roast Coriander seeds, chakki, urad dal, dry red chillies, dy copra separately and grind to a powder.

4. Add this dry powder to step 2 and bring it to boil.

5. Add tamarind juice and salt to taste.

6. Make oggarane with sasive, asafoetida and curry leaves.

7. Add to step 5 and bring well. Serve with steaming rice.

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