Turnip Kootu Tamilnadu style

Turnip - 1,wash peel and cut into 1 inch pieces
Moong Dal - 1/2 cup
For seasoning:
Tomato - 1 medium sized
Onion - 1 small sized
Turmeric - a pinch
Salt as per taste
Red chillies - 2
Mustard seeds - 1/4tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tbsp
Few curry leaves
Chana dal - 1/4 tbsp
Butter - 1 tbsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Fresh coriander leaves - 1 tbsp finely chopped
In a pressure cooker, add washed moong dal, turnip pieces and enough water and pressure cook for just one visil. Switch the heat off and let it cool down
In a pan, add butter and when it is hot, add Red chillies, cumin, chana dal, mustard and curry leaves and fry for a min

Now add onions and sprinkle asofoetida and saute till onions are translucent
Add turmeric, salt and  finely chopped tomato pieces to the pan and let it fry for another 2min till tomato pieces turn soft.
  Add red chilli powder and stir well and cook for a minute
 Now add cooked dal to the pan and mix well.

Add a cup of water and chopped coriander and let it boil for 3 min and turn off the heat.
Yummy Turnip kootu is ready to be served. Goes well with rice and as a side dish to Roti. Enoy!

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