Feb 5, 2009

Appalam Kootu

An addition to the everyday menu list. This doesnt take much oil so not too heavy to the tummy. Its usually had with rice.

This is what u'll need....

Appalam 10-12 nos
Onion 1 big
Tomato 1 big
Green chillies 4
Salt to taste
Shredded coconut 2 tbspn
Sambar powder 1 tbspn
Oil 1 tbspn
Mustard 1 tspn
Urad dal 1 tspn
Boiled chana dal 1/2 cup
Coriander leaves 

Here is the stir....
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard, urad dal
  • Toss in chopped onions, salt and fry till they turn translucent
  • Add in cut tomatoes, green chillies, sambar powder and cook for 4-5 mins
  • Pour about 2 cups of water, chana dal and bring to a boil
  • Meanwhile fry the appalams and keep them ready
  • Crush the appalam and add it to the pan followed by shredded coconut
  • Stir everything together and let it stand for a minute
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and its ready to be served

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