Cabbage /elekosu kootu is healthy side dish for rice, rotti …,Very easy to make and delicious kootu can be prepared with most of the vegetables, and greens. Kootu can be prepared in many different ways, each family has its own recipe, this is from my mother.
The taste of chutney prepared using the vegetables are so heavenly and healthy. Simple yet finger-licking chutneys can be prepared using any vegetable of your choice, to name a few cabbage, carrot, cauliflower….. I am sharing the Ridge Gourd /heerekayi chutney recipe here. You might have eaten the chutney using the ridge gourd peels, here i am using the whole vegetables. It is a must try chutney goes well with hot rice with little ghee/oil, dosey, idli, rotti, rotis…
In our last recipe we learned “how to sprout the Mung Beans“ . Here we have easy salad with the sprouted mung and other seasonal vegetables and fruit. This is a great addition to a low fat, vegan dinner with great protein and fiber content.
In our farmers market I do see lots of Pomegranate, so I decided to use that along with carrot, cucumber. You can also add colorful Bell Peppers, guava, apples or any fruits available in that season.
To know the benefits of sprouts please read the article by Dr.Shivashankar Sprouts – Panacea for many ills.