Theeyal (Ulli)

Kerala Ulli Theeyal

Theeyal (Ulli)

Kerala Ulli Theeyal

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Smitha Balu

Published On: 19 Sep 2007

Rating: 4
12 Votes, 8 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup of warm water and take the extract from it.

Step 2

Heat 1 tsp of oil in a small pan.

Step 3

Saute coconut till brown.

Step 4

Add chilly powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, pepper powder and turmeric powder and stir fry till it gives an aroma.

Step 5

:- Be sure to simmer it, thus preventing masalas from getting burned too much.

Step 6

Keep aside and cool.

Step 7

Grind it to a smooth fine paste.

Step 8

Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan.

Step 9

Splutter mustard seeds and saute curry leaves and whole red chillies.

Step 10

Add shallots, asafoetida, salt and fenugreek powder into it and saute for a while.

Step 11

Add tamarind extract into it and allow it to boil for 2 - 3 mins.

Step 12

:- If necessary, add water.

Step 13

Add the ground paste and sugar into it and simmer for furthur 4 - 5 mins.

Step 14

Switch off the stove and serve hot.

Step 15

:- Serve with rice.

Step 16

:- You can also use fenugreek seeds instead of powder, but u have to splutter it with the mustard seeds.

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Navya Nair

I have tried this for 3 times and finally it came good. My husband was happy to have this special curry for his lunch. I am preparing this frequently. Thanks once again....

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Susan

ohhh..... so delicious..... thank you for this receipe....

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Sibz....as always !!

sho....enthu parayaan ,,,, entae samayam vaeruthae poyi ... i guess we hav to grind the coconut well enuf !!

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Mary

It came out well.Very tasty as well, nice authentic recipe.

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Shiny

It was very tasty...I never thought I could make it..thank you very much

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divya

Very Very tasty!!

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susan

This recipe was easy & good.Very easy to make.We enjoyed ourselves eating it.Thanks.

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Surya

It is very tasty and easy to cook.

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