Friday, October 25, 2013

Greens Kootu

Ingredients: (for 2 people)
  • Chopped Greens - 2 cups
  • Sprouted green gram - 30 grams
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 table spoon
  • Small onion - 5 to 10 pieces
  • Garlic clove - 1 or 2 pieces
  • Green chilli - 1 no.
  • Rock salt - to taste
  • Grated coconut - 1 or 2 table spoons 
  • Coriander leaves - little bit 
Method to make sprouts:
  • Soak green grams in water for minimum 4 hours on the previous day. 
  • Before going to the bed, wash the green grams twice and drain the excess water. 
  • Put that in another bowl and close it with a lid in such a way that there is a slight air flow inside the bowl. 
  • On next day morning, you will see the sprouted green grams. 
  • If you know any other alternate ways to make sprouts, please follow that.
Method to make Greens kootu:
  • Put sprouted green grams, cumin seeds, onion, garlic cloves & green chilli (without cutting or removing the stem) in a vessel, add required water and cook. 
  • When it is half cooked, add the chopped greens and cover it with lid. 
  • When it is slightly cooked, turn-off the stove and add salt. 
  • Adding grated coconut & coriander leaves are optional. But, it should be added only after the heat of the dish is reduced to a level when we can eat.

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