Kerala Style Theeyal

A spicy curry

Kerala Style Theeyal

A spicy curry

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Silpa Surendran

Published On: 19 Oct 2002

Rating: 4
11 Votes, 5 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Heat 2 tsp of oil in a frying pan.

Step 2

Add 1/2 cup of the chopped onions.

Step 3

Saute well till brown and add curry leaves, coriander seeds, garlic and fenugreek seeds.

Step 4

Stir for a few more minutes, remove and keep aside.

Step 5

On a low heat, dry roast the coconut till brown.

Step 6

Blend the coconut with the onion mixture adding half a cup of water.

Step 7

Cook the dal and jack fruit seeds along with water in a pressure cooker.

Step 8

Heat the remaining oil in a saucepan.

Step 9

Add mustard seeds and when they splutter, add the curry leaves, green chillies, remaining onions and shallots. Fry till they turn brown.

Step 10

Add chilly powder followed by the tamarind extract and + cup water.

Step 11

Add salt and allow it to boil.

Step 12

When it starts to boil, add the blended paste, dal and cook on a low flame for 15 minutes.


substituted coconut with soya granules... || || made theeyal with soya granules? thats like saying made chicken VVVV curry with beans... lol funny.


Tried this curry today...I substituted coconut with soya granules... It tasted extremely good... Thaka a lot for the recipe...

Kuch Kuch

Shallots are the small onions


whats shallot?


Let me see..not yet tried ..but we will see..ok

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