1 cup sweet pumpkin cubes (deseed and cut into cubes)
1/2 cup yellow moong dal
1/4 cup milk (boiled n cooled)
1/2 tablespoon grated coconut
1/2 teaspoon asafoetida
Salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon urad dal
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
3 dried red chillies
10 curry leaves
1.Pressure cook sweet pumpkin with moong dal up to 4 whistles.Once pressure is released mash it well.
2.Boil it along with salt,asafoetida,grated coconut,milk and salt.Let it boil for 10 minutes.
3.Heat little oil in a kadai and add the tempering ingredients and let them splutter.Add the tempering to the boiling stew and take off from heat.Serve hot.
1.You can substitute carrots/yellow pumpkin for sweet pumpkin and make the same kootu.
2.You can add sweet pumpkin pieces to adai,masalavadai,kunuku.
Sending this to meal in 30 minute event at Priya’s