Theeyal - Southern Style

Can be made with vegetables/onion/mushroom/dried small fish/prawns

Theeyal - Southern Style

Can be made with vegetables/onion/mushroom/dried small fish/prawns

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Kavitha Biju

Published On: 12 Mar 2008

Rating: 4
9 Votes, 3 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Dry roast coconut, dal, 2 small onions and curry leaves.

Step 2

When evenly browned(this is very important), add chilly, coriander and turmeric powders.

Step 3

Grind it to a very fine paste.

Step 4

Saute the vegetables in oil, until cooked soft.

Step 5

:- If you use onions/lady`s finger/bitter gourd, it tastes more good if sauteed until brown.

Step 6

:- If fish is used, I suggest cooking with small amount of water rather than frying.

Step 7

Add tamarind paste to veg.

Step 8

Add the ground masala paste, enough water and salt to taste and simmer in low fire.

Step 9

Season with fried small onions, dried chillies and curry leaves.

Step 10

:- Serve with rice.

Step 11

:- Add 4 - 5 pepper corns to masala if using fish.

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priya

Hi , theeyal came out perfectly. We enjoyed the food very much. Thanks for the recipe

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Rajesh

This is really a nice recipe. I am also putting the image for it. You need to fry cocunut to nice dark color to get the taste and color for theeyal. The tamrind paste doesnt need to be 2 tblspoon. 2 teaspoon is enough. Thanks for the nice chemmeentheeyal recipe. I have put the chemmeen after the onions have turned very soft and put the tamrind on top of prawns.

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sarah

its very tasty

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