In South India we have poriyal or kootu as a side dish for rice.We make kootu with different vegetables.This one is a different one.I have made this kootu with drumstick pulp.We can also use pieces too.
- Drumstick :3 or 4
- coconut scrapings :1/4 cup
- Green chillies: 2 or as desired
- Mustard and urad dhal :1/4 tsp
- Garlic:2 pods
- curry leaves: afew
- Cumin seeds :1/4 tsp
1.Clean drumstick and then chop it into long pieces.May be 4 or 6 inches length.
2.In a kadai put the cleaned drumstick add water,turmeric powder and cook.
3. If there is excess water after cooking keep it aside.
4.When it is cool take a single piece and by using a spoon or knife remove pulp.
5.Mash it slightly.
6.Grind coconut,green chillies,jeera and garlic pods.
7.In a kadai put 2 tablespoon oil, then add mustard seeds and urad dhal after splutterring add curry leaves.
8.Put the drumstick pulp add salt and boil for few minutes.
9.Now add coconut paste to it and boil for few minutes.
Now tasty stew or kootu is ready.This is a very healthy dish.
This goes well with puli kulazhambu.Removing pulp while cooking lessens time while eating.My entire family likes this very much.
How about you.?