Cabbage Kootu | Muttai Gose Kootu | Cabbage Dal
 
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Serves: 3
Ingredients
  • Cabbage - 2 cups chopped
  •    Moong dal - ⅓ cup
  •    Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Sugar - pinch
  •    Salt - as needed
  • To grind:
  •    Grated coconut - 3 tbsp
  •    Cumin seeds/ jeera seeds - ½ tsp
  •    Green chilli - 1
  • To temper:
  •    Coconut oil - 1 tsp
  •    Mustard seeds - ½ tsp
  •    Urad dal - ½ tsp
  •    Hing/asafoetida - a pinch
  •    Curry leaves - few
  •    To garnish:
  •    Coriander leaves - few
Method
  1. Grind ingredients listed under "to temper" into a paste with little water and keep it aside
  2. Pressure cooker method:
  3. Add oil to the pressure cooker and when oil is hot add the ingredients under "to temper" and let it splutter
  4. Add cabbage, turmeric powder, moong Dal, salt, sugar, water and ground paste; stir it well, put the lid and whistle
  5. Cook for 3 whistles and switch off. After the pressure realized naturally garnish with coriander leaves
  6. Instant Pot:
  7. Turn on instant pot in sauté mode and Add oil to it and when it oil is hot add the ingredients under "to temper" and let it splutter
  8. Add cabbage, turmeric powder, moong Dal, salt, sugar, water and ground paste; stir it well
  9. Turn the instant pot to manual mode and cook for 18 minutes in high temperature
  10. Switch off, after the pressure real sees naturally garnish with coriander leaves
Notes
1. Coconut oil gives nice flavor to the kootu, but you can use any oil
2. Adjust the consistency of the kootu according the way to desire. Add/ reduce water accordingly
3. Kootu gets thicker overtime if you feel kootu is watery combine ¼ tsp of rice flour with water and add to the kootu, let it boil for 2-3 minutes
4. Cumin - pepper powder can yve used instead of green chilli
5. Coconut can be avoided
6. Combination of moong dal + toor dal can be used instead of all moong dal
Recipe by Traditionally Modern Food at https://traditionallymodernfood.com/index.php/2017/04/04/cabbage-kootu-muttaikose-dal-pressure-cooker-and-instant-pot/