Kerala Style Koottu Curry

RugminiKamalan R
Kerala Style Koottu Curry

Kerala Style Koottu Curry

Kerala Style Koottu Curry holds an indispensable part in Sadhya meals which is greatly relished by the Malayalee population. This is an authentic, tasty and traditional styled simple dish that is very healthy and wholesome. A combination of varied veggies and legumes, this is the most nutritious of vegetarian dishes. As the name indicates, Kerala Style Koottu Curry tastes delicious with hot rice. The dish is unique and tasty with cooked chickpeas and chopped vegetables blended with a spicy coconut mixture. This is a semi dry preparation and the preparation style varies region wise. Adding fried coconut as garnishing stimulates a nice flavor and aroma. You should include the dish in your menu chart and it should be prepared at least once a week for a healthy lifestyle. You can explore a well detailed recipe here.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people


For seasoning:-


  • For preparing the delicious dish, first cook black kadala along with turmeric powder and salt in a pressure cooker.
  • Add the chopped vegetables along with turmeric powder and salt into the cooked kadala.
  • Allow the vegetables to get cooked.
  • Grind together coconut, red chillies and peppercorns into a coarse form.
  • Add the ground paste into the cooked vegs.
  • Allow it to boil.
  • When it starts to boil high, remove from flame and add curry leaves.
  • Heat up a pan and fry the grated coconut, till it turns brown.
  • Add the above fried coconut into the curry and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • When they splutter, add this seasoning into the above curry.
  • :- Serve the dish hot with rice.


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    roopa June 12, 2006

    i tried this recepie at was really very tasty.

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