Pulippu Koottu Recipe - Brinjals and tuvar dal cooking with a flavourful coconut masala .

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Main Ingredients : Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal), Brinjals

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Main Course_Veg

Pulippu Koottu

Pulippu Koottu Recipe - how to make Pulippu Koottu


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) 1/2 cup

  • Brinjals cubed2

  • Salt to taste

  • Tamarind pulp 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Red chillies 3

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Coconut scraped2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1 teaspoon

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Cook the brinjal cubes with a little salt and water. Drain the excess water and add the tamarind juice. Cook the tuvar dal separately in a cup of water.

Step 2

Heat two teaspoons of oil in a pan and sauté coriander seeds, peppercorns, red chillies and asafoetida till a nice aroma is given out and grind into a paste along with scraped coconut.

Step 3

Add this to the brinjals and bring to a boil. Mash the cooked tuvar dal with salt and add to the koottu. Mix all the ingredients well and bring to a boil. Heat the remaining oil, add mustard seeds.

Step 4

When they crackle add urad dal and chana dal. When the dals turn light brown, add to the vegetable mixture. Stir well and serve hot.

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