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Chow Chow Kootu | Posted On Dec 14, 2019

This is a healthy side dish with very little oil that can be eaten with rice, dosa or chapathi.

  • Channa dhal– 1cup
  • Chow Chow – 1 Cut into bit size pieces
  • Green chilis – 4
  • Coconut – 1 cup
  • Cumin – 1 tsp
  • Garlic  – 2 garlic cloves
  • Ginger – Small piece
  • Turmeric – ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil for thadaka  
  • 1 dry red chilli
  • Some mustard seeds

  • Coconut paste- Grind coconut, turmeric, green chilis, Cumin, garlic, few curry leaves and ginger to a fine paste and set aside
  • Cut wash and boil Chow Chow and set aside
  • Cook Channa dhal and set aside
  • In a pan heat oil, once hot add mustard seeds, red chilli and curry leaves.
  • To that add the cooked Chow Chow, Channa dhal and Coconut paste. 
  • Add salt taste, mix well, boil for 5 minutes. 
  • You can substitute Moong dhal for Channa dhal, it will have a slightly different taste but very good.
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