Koottu Curry

Koottu Curry

A combo of mixed vegetables and fried coconut masala topped with ghee. A traditional Kerala vegetarian dish!!

Joh Miljo


  1. 1/2 cup Chena (Yam) chopped
  2. 1/2 cup Kaya (Raw Banana) chopped
  3. 1/2 Carrot chopped
  4. 1/2 cup Kadala (Black chana dal) boiled
  5. 1 small Kumbalanga (Ash gourd) piece chopped
  6. 3/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  7. 2 tsps Chilli powder
  8. Salt per taste
  9. 1/2 cup Coconut grated
  10. 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  11. 1/2 cup coconut Shredded
  12. Ghee
  13. Oil
  14. 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  15. 1 tsp Urad dal (Uzhunu parippu)
  16. 3 sprigs Curry leaves
  17. 3 - 4 Jaggery cubes


30 mins
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    Boil all the vegetables listed above in a vessel.

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    Once the vegetables are boiled, transfer them into a pan and add the spices like turmeric chilli powder and saute it.

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    Add the jaggery cubes and cook it on low flame until it melts down completely.

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    Meanwhile prepare the coconut paste adding a teaspoon full of cumin seeds. Once the jaggery gets melted add the paste to it and mix well. Adjust the salt to taste.

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    Now temper the curry by spluttering the mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and dry red chilli in oil. To this add the shredded coconut and saute it until it becomes slightly brown and finally add some ghee.

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    Serve it with curry leaves and ghee.

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