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Ulli theeyal.

latha nair
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Ulli theeyal. RECIPE

A south indian curry especially kerala. A fav dish of most of Keralites. We can use some veg for making this , but here i used only small onions.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • South Indian
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Small or pearl onions 2 cups.
  2. Tomato 1 small
  3. Tamarind pulp 1 1/2 tbsp.
  4. For Masala.
  5. Grated coconut 1 cup
  6. Small onions 4
  7. Red chillies 8 to 10 , according to ur taste.
  8. coriander powder 1tsp
  9. oil 2 tbsp
  10. For seasoning.
  11. Mustard 1/4 tsp
  12. Methi seeds 2 pinch
  13. Red chillies 1
  14. Curry leaves a few.


  1. Cook onions with adding 1 cup of water ,salt & turmeric. U can pressure cook till almost one whistle. But open it soon.
  2. In a pan add 2 tbsp of oil & fry all ingredients given for Masala till coconut is golden brown. Add coriander powder & chilli powder only after frying coconut. U can off gas when u add powders. That heat is enough.
  3. When Masala is cool, grind it to a smooth paste.
  4. In a pan add the cooked onions , along with it s stock. Then add tamarind pulp, tomato & ground Masala. Add some more water if needed. Because curry should not be very thick.
  5. Adjust seasoning. Cover & let it cook for 5 more min.
  6. In a small kadai heat 1 tbsp of oil. Add mustard seeds, methi seeds , red chilli & curry leaves. Add to the curry. Stir well.
  7. Serve hot with plain rice.

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Shikha Roy
Shikha Roy   Mar-02-2018

looks yummy

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