Kovakka Theeyal

Kovakka/Tindora mixed with fried coconut paste.

Kovakka Theeyal

Kovakka/Tindora mixed with fried coconut paste.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Mia Varghese

Published On: 26 Feb 2010

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30 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Take a pan and pour oil. Heat the oil and add shallots, green chillies and kovakka pieces.

Step 2

Add salt and one cup water. Cook in medium flame until done. Keep this aside.

Step 3

Take a frying pan and heat the items for grinding(coconut, coriander powder dry red chillies and curry leaves)

Step 4

Fry until the grated coconut turns brown.

Step 5

Remove from flame and grind the coconut mixture without touching water.

Step 6

Add turmeric powder, garlic and 3 shallots to the ground coconut paste and grind until smooth. Keep this aside.

Step 7

Take 1/4 cup water and soak the tamarind in it. Squeeze out the pulp and add to the ground coconut paste.

Step 8

Pour the cooked kovakka pieces into this mixture.

Step 9

Heat the theeyal in low heat. When it begins to boil, remove from heat. The theeyal consistency should be thick.

Step 10

Now take a pan and pour 1 tbsp oil. Heat the oil and splutter mustard seeds. Add 1 tbsp sliced shallots and required curry leaves. Fry and pour this into the kovakka theeyal.

Step 11

Serve the delicious kovakka theeyal with rice etc.

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