Beetroot Kootucurry (mixed Vegetable Curry With Coconut Masala)
Kootucurry is a very user friendly curry with no rules. Anything can go into this curry but it's mostly tubers and lentils. The gravy however will be a ground paste of coconut and few spices again to be topped with some roasted coconut and an elaborate tempering. This is the kind of curry that gives you the feel of a temple feast or festival because this will be one of the curries served for auspicious banquets in Kerala. Since beetroot constitutes a great portion of this curry over other vegetables, lending it a pink colour this recipe is titled beetroot kootucurry. kootu means a friendship or a gang. This curry is made up with a gang of ingredients that blend with each other through the process of mashing them up and hence the name kootucurry.