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10 Minute chow chow kootu without coconut – OPOS Method


  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Total Time: 8 mins
  • Yield: 3

Description

Easy 10 minute Tamilnadu style chow chow kootu without coconut recipe. Using split moong dal. Perfect for bachelor friendly cooking.


Ingredients

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  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 2 Very ripe tomatoes
  • 3 Green chillies, slit into half
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing/perungayam)
  • 1 medium sized chow chow (Chayote Squash) – Peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup split yellow moong dal
  • 1 1/2 cups water

Instructions

  1. Make a puree of very ripe two tomatoes in a mixer / blender. Set aside.
  2. Add in all the ingredients to the pressure cooker.
  3. Cook for 5-6 minutes or for 4 whistles. Switch off the flame and wait for the pressure to release naturally.
  4. Serve hot with rice or chapati.
  • Prep Time: 3 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: South Indian, Tamilnadu