Kerala Ulli Thoran

Traditional Kerala Recipe for Ulli Thoran(Red Shallots)

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Kerala Ulli Thoran

Traditional Kerala Recipe for Ulli Thoran(Red Shallots)

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By preethi nair

Published On: 23 Nov 2006

Rating: 4
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20 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Clean the shallots and cut each shallot into four horizontal pieces and chop them.

Step 2

Use 1/4 of the coconut to just crush them along with cumin seeds and chilly powder in a mixer grinder.

Step 3

:- For the remaining coconut, cut them into small pieces like we use in payasam.

Step 4

Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 5

Splutter mustard seeds, rice, chillies and curry leaves.

Step 6

Add the cut coconut and saute for 2 - 3 mins.

Step 7

Add the chopped shallots and saute until it changes its color to golden brown.

Step 8

Add the turmeric and salt and mix them thoroughly.

Step 9

Add the crushed coconut and mix them and leave the lid closed for about 2 mins.

Step 10

Open the lid and keep sauting it until the raw smell of the crushed mixture disappears.

Step 11

:- Do this on low flame. It may take around 5 - 6 mins for the raw smell to go.

Step 12

:- Serve as a side dish with rice.

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