Cucumber paal (Milk) koottu

Cucumber Pal Koottu:

Creamy and delicious paal koottu is easy to prepare with few ingredients. Flavourful koottu is mild spiced and healthy to feed for all age people. Add few drops of ghee on plain cooked hot rice with ladle full of this koottu makes you to feel the heavenly taste. Good combination with any Kara Kuzhambu or vathal Kuzhambu.


Tender Cucumber – 100 gram

Boiled Thor dal – 1/2 cup

Salt – 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder a pinch

Red chili powder 1/4tsp

Chopped onion shallots – 2tbsp

Grated coconut – 1table spoon

Milk – 1/4 cup


Ghee/oil – 1tsp

Dry red chilli -1

Cumin seeds

Curry leaves and fine chopped onion shallots

Method to prepare :

Chop Cucumber, boil with salt and turmeric powder.

Boil dal separately and add to the boiled cucumber, add chilli powder and allow it to boil.

Finally add milk and grated coconut.

Season it with a tbsp of ghee, and cumin seeds, once splutter add fine chopped onion and curry leaves fry until translucent. Add koottu in this seasoned ingredients.

Aromatic cucumber paal koottu is ready have with plain cooked rice and spicy curries.


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