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Peerkangai Kootu is also known as Ridge Gourd Kootu. Learn how to make/prepare Ridge Gourd Kootu by following this easy recipe.

Peerkangai Kootu Recipe
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• 2 Medium size ridge gourds
• 1/4 Cup toor dal
• 1/2Cup moong dal
• 1 Medium size onion
• 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
• 1 tsp Coriander powder
• 1 Medium size tomato
• 2 Green chillis
• 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
• 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
• Oil as required
• 1/4 tsp Tamarind concentrate
• Salt for taste
How to make Peerkangai Kootu:
Cut ridge gourd into round pieces.
Take oil in a pressure pan and fry moong dal for about 5 minutes.
Combine the thoor dal with it, pour 1 glass water and cook for about 1 whistle.
Add the gourd pieces, green chilli, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt to the dal.
Cook the dal until ridge gourd becomes soft.
Take a kadai and heat oil.
Add the cumin seeds and fry until splutter.
Add the chopped onion and fry until golden brown.
Combine the chopped tomato with it and cook for about 6 to7 minutes.
Add the dal to the kadai and cook for about 10 minutes over medium heat.
Add tamarind to the Peerkangai Kootu and serve.

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