Cabbage peas kootu
- 1 cup Cabbage chopped
- 1/2 cup green peas
- 1/4 cup Moong dal dhuli/pasi parappu/husked green gram
- 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
- 1/2 cup freshly grated coconut
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- 2 green chillies
- 2 dried red chillies
- 1 sprig curry leaves
- 1 tsp Mustard seeds
- 1 tbsp Urad dal/white lentil
- salt to taste
- 2 tbsp Coconut oil
Clean husked green gram in water few times. Drain the water. Pressure cook with 1/2 cup of water.
Add 1 tsp oil in a sauce pan and add cabbage and green peas and saute. Add 1/4 cup of water and let it cook till vegetables are soft and cooked.
Grind coconut with green chillies and cumin seeds with little water to make a paste.
Add Cooked lentils and coconut paste in the sauce pan. Mix well and adjust the consistency by adding a little water. This curry is thick. So, do not add too much of water.
Add add turmeric powder, mix and let the curry simmer for few minutes.
Add salt to taste and mix well and remove from flame.
Heat oil in a small frying pan. Add mustard seeds and white lentil.
Once mustard seeds crackle, add red chillies and curry leaves.
Add this tempering over the curry and serve.