Peerkangai Kootu Recipe

Peerkangai Kootu Recipe
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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
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 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.