Valaithandu 1 no
Toor dal 1/2 cup
Onion 1 no
Tomato (country) 1 no
Green chillies 5-6 no
Coconut 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder a pinch
Curry leaves few
Sombu powder 2 tsp
Garlic 5-6 cloves
Mustard 1 tsp
Coriander leaves 3 tbsp
Wash and cook the toor dal till soft.
Add a tbsp of oil to kadai and saute onion, tomato and green chillies one by one.
Then add chopped valai thandu and saute for about 3 mins.
Add this to the cooked dal along with salt and turmeric powder. Cover and cook for one whistle.
Open the lid add coconut, sombu powder,and leave for a boil.
Keep another kadai and heat oil for seasoning.Add mustard seeds and cloves.Then add curry leaves.
Finally add this to the kootu, garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve for rice with ghee.