Vazhaipoo Koottu / Plantain Flower Kootu

Plantain flower poriyal and vada are commonly prepared but not many make kootu with vazhaipoo. Plantain flower kootu is very tasty and delicious. Vazhaipoo kootu is a yummy and healthy kootu that goes well with rice and phulka.

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Vazhaipoo Koottu / Plantain Flower Kootu

Plantain flower poriyal and vada are commonly prepared but not many make kootu with vazhaipoo. Plantain flower kootu is very tasty and delicious. Vazhaipoo kootu is a yummy and healthy kootu that goes well with rice and phulka.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Karthika Rajendran

Published On: 02 Feb 2017

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Step 1

Remove the style and the small white cover from the flower. Cut banana flower finely. Keep it in diluted buttermilk to prevent discoloration. Remove from buttermilk, rinse and pressure cook for 3 whistles adding turmeric powder, little water and salt needed.

Step 2

cook tur dal for 3 whistles or until soft. Mash it well

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Step 3 Vazhaipoo Koottu / Plantain Flower  Kootu Recipe

Step 3

Dry fry the raw rice, red chili, coconut, bengal gram and coriander seed

Step 4

make a fine paste by adding water

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Step 5 Vazhaipoo Koottu / Plantain Flower  Kootu Recipe

Step 5

Heat 2 tsp of oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add hing and curry leaves.

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Step 6 Vazhaipoo Koottu / Plantain Flower  Kootu Recipe

Step 6

Then add the cooked banana flower and the tamarind extract. Boil well until the raw flavor of the tamarind goes.

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Step 7 Vazhaipoo Koottu / Plantain Flower  Kootu Recipe

Step 7

Then add the cooked tur dal, ground paste and boil for a few more minutes on medium flame.

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Step 8 Vazhaipoo Koottu / Plantain Flower  Kootu Recipe

Step 8

add 2 glass of water and allow the masala get cooked well and it becomes thick consistency

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Step 9 Vazhaipoo Koottu / Plantain Flower  Kootu Recipe

Step 9

Now vazhakkai kootu is ready to serve

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