Turnip / Noolkol : 1
Moong dal : 1/4 cup
Green chillies : 2
Red chilly : 1
Grated coconut : 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Rice flour : 1/2 tsp
Oil : 1 tsp
Mustard seeds : 1 tsp
Asafoetida : a pinch
Curry leaves : a few
Wash & soak moong dal for 15 minutes.
Peel off the skin of turnip and chop into small pieces.
Pressure cook it with Soaked moong dal and salt in little water for just 1 whistle.
Grind coconut,green chillies,rice flour,cumin seeds to a smooth paste.
Add the coconut mixture to the cooked turnip and bring it to boil.
Heat oil ,add mustard seeds,when it splutters,add broken red chilly,curry leaves ,asafoetida, fry and pour it over the kootu and mix well.