Sorakkai(Bottlegaurd) - 500gms
Moong Dhal(Pasiparuppu) - 1 cup
Pearl Onions - 15
Green Chillies - 5
Tomato - 1
Turmeric - 1tsp
Salt - To Taste
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Aesfoetida - 1 pinch
Cut the veggies as shown in the picture.
Keep the kadai in the stove and boil 3 cups of water.
When the water starts boiling, add the Moongdhal and cook it to 3/4 level.
Then add the all the ingredients(Sorakkai, Tomato, Chillies, Turmeric, Onion & Salt).
Close it with a lid and allow it to cook.
Once cooked well, season the kootu with the ingredients mentioned for seasoning in 2 tsp oil.
This kootu is very good for health, because sorakkai contains high water content moreover very little oil is used.
This can be had directly with rice, or as a sidedish with Roti and for kulambu.