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mixed vegetable kootu recipe
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Mixed vegetable kootu recipe

Mixed vegetable kootu is a perfect accompaniment for rice as a part of lunch menu. Goes well with kuzhambu varieties.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 3


  • ½ cup Beans
  • ½ cup Carrot
  • ½ cup Potato
  • ½ cup Peas
  • ½ cup Cauliflower
  • Sugar A pinch
  • Salt As needed

To Grind

  • ½ cup Coconut grated
  • 4 Green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 2 Small onion
  • ½ teaspoon Rice flour

For tempering

  • ½ teaspoon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Urad dal
  • 1 Sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Coconut oil


  • Boil all the vegetables with salt and a pinch of sugar.
    ½ cup Beans, ½ cup Carrot, ½ cup Potato, ½ cup Peas, ½ cup Cauliflower, Salt As needed, Sugar A pinch
  • Let it retain the crunch and not soft.
  • Meanwhile, grind the coconut, green chilli with little water, to a smooth paste.
    ½ cup Coconut, 4 Green chilies
  • Then add onions, cumin seeds and rice flour to it and grind coarsely.
    1 teaspoon Cumin, 2 Small onion, ½ teaspoon Rice flour
  • Add this ground paste to the cooked veggies, mix well and simmer for 3-5 minutes till kootu consistency is reached.
  • Remove from fire and lastly temper with the ingredients  under "for tempering " table, and mix well. Serve as an accompaniment for rice.
    ½ teaspoon Mustard, 1 teaspoon Urad dal, 1 Sprig Curry leaves, 1 teaspoon Coconut oil


  • Don't boil the veggies with too much of water.
  • Also do not over cook the veggies.
  • Using small onion is preferred.
  • Vegetables can be of your choice.