Sabbakki Soppu Kootu

Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Leaves Kootu is one of the tasty curry/side dish in South India.

Sabbakki Soppu/Dil scientifically known as Anethum Graveolens, is very good source of dietary fiber minerals manganese, iron, magnesium, vitamin A. Also a very good source of Calcium which is very helpful for bones. It boosts digestive health relief from insomnia, diarrhea, dysentry, hiccup, menstrual disorders respiratory disorders, cancer, oral care, arthritis, reduces excess gas. It has more medicinal values.

Now let us learn how to prepare Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Kootu. It is not spicy.

Ingredients :

Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Leaves       3 cups chopped

Urad dal                                            1 tsp

Tomato                                              1 medium size

Grated coconut                              3 tbsp

Pepper                                               10-12

Curry leaves                                    1-2 strands

Green Chillies                                  2

Jaggery                                              1 pea sized

Salt to taste

For Tempering:

Oil                                                       1 tsp

Mustard seeds                               ½ tsp

Red chillies                                     1-2

Curry leaves                                   4-5 leaves

Method :

Wash Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Leaves and cut into small pieces.

Wash and cut tomatoes into small pieces.

Add both into a pan put 1 ½ cup water and cook in medium flame.

Sabbakki Kootu

Dry roast urad dhal, pepper and green chillies.

Sabbakki Kootu

Grind roasted items, grated coconut, curry leaves (keep behind 5-6 leaves) into fine paste.

Sabbakki Kootu

When Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Leaves are cooked, add the grounded mixture and cook for 3-4 mins.

Sabbakki Kootu

You can add water to get right consistency.

Now add salt to taste, jaggery and mix well.

Cook in medium-low flame for about 3-4 mins.

Sabbakki Kootu

Keep stirring to avoid burning at the bottom.

Add finely chopped curry leaves.

In a small pan take oil, add mustard seeds to splutter, red chillies.

Add this temper to the Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Leaves Kootu and switch off the flame.

Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Leaves Kootu is ready to serve.

Sabbakki Kootu

It is consumed with hot cooked rice, chapathi, dosa, poori etc., It can also be used as a side dish with lunch or dinner.

Sabbakki Kootu 

Tips :

Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Leaves Kootu should not be too thick nor too watery. Water can be added as per requirement to get the kootu consistency. Jaggery can be added as per individual taste. If by chance Kootu is too watery add little rich flour and cook for 2 mins.

Shyla Nagesh

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