This kootu recipe is so perfect for this time of the year. Lightly spiced moong dal and ridge gourd combination is a match made in heaven. Very nurturing to the body and soul. And not to mention, the weather makes it extra delicious.
Ridge gourd/Peerkangai/Chinese Okra is used in various South Indian dishes.I prepare kootu most often with this vegetable.The taste and flavor differs from the other kootu varieties.The skin can be be used for making Peerkangai Peel thuvayal