Monday, November 21, 2011

Ulli Theeyal


Ulli Theeyal

Ulli theeyal is a popular recipe of Kerala and is made of pearl onion/shallots/ chuvanulli.It has very little ingredients but it is time consuming.It has a sweet and tempting flavor of roasted coconut and caramelized onions and the gravy is spicy and tangy

Ingredients
Pearl onion or shallots sliced- 2 cups
Sliced ginger- 2 inch thick
Slit green chilly-2
Curry leaves - a few
Tamarind-lemon sized ball
mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp

To roast and grind
Coconut grated- 3/4 cup
Dry red chilly-8-10
( add according to your tolerance)
Coriander seeds- 3 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- 1 spring


Heat two tsp of oil in a pan and roast all the ingredients listed under 'to roast'. Roast in medium flame and stirring continuously till the coconut is dark brown. Make this into a fine paste and keep aside.

Heat two tbs of oil  in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they splutter add shallots, ginger, green chilly and curry leaves and saute till the onions get almost fried and browned up. Add tamarind water and salt cover and cook for two minute. Finally add the coconut paste, adjust consistency and allow to simmer for one more minute in medium flame. Serve with rice.
Note: This is a basic theeyal recipe. You can add different type vegetables to this gravy or a combination of vegetables to make a mixed vegetable theeyal 

Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy..

40 comments:

  1. Lovely recipe,u have got such a lovely collection of recipes:)

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  2. Lip-smackingly good Ulli Theeyal Dear.Luv it.

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  3. Mhmm...adipoli !Ithum kooti chorunnan thonunu :)

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  4. This looks awesome...Yummy one..A must to try..

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    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  5. I love this and one of my fav combo with rice!!

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  6. Slurp,super delicious fingerlicking ulli theeyal..

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  7. it luks delicious dear..........superb clicks

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  8. flavourful and delicious theeyal, my fav..

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  9. It looks yum, spicy n lip smacking!
    USMasala

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  10. This is my favorite with steamed rice. Will eat more and more if mom prepares it. Like the picture and it is tempting me so much..

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  11. Looks delicious,love it with porridge.

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  12. wow...sounds absolutely tempting...excellent clicks

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  13. Really authentic and droolwrothy recipe...

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  14. This looks extremely awesome and would love to have it. Adipoliayittundu

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  15. hyi suja, this dish sounds simple with very basic ingredients , but it is tedious to prepare and get the right taste..they look very delicious and thick with a very appetizing color

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  16. Wow..my fav....Ulli theeyal and chemmeen theeyal...

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  17. Slurrp...just need rice to finish off that bowl

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  18. Oh,no ! I have the taste here in my watering mouth.Splendid Suja.Nice cute presentation as well !

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  19. An all time favourite...nice thick delicious theeyal Suja.

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  20. Have been wanting to try this for a long time...bookmarking this..will try soon

    Herbs & Flowers: Spring Onions

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  21. Seriously I's looking for this recipe..Now it's up it's time for me to learn another new one

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  22. My all time fav...Love this spicy theeyal with hot rice nd curd.

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  23. Hi Suja,An Inspirational Blog award is waiting for U at my space. Come and grab it Dear.

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  24. This is so mouthwatering. Bookmarked.

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  25. Adipoli ulli theeyal, ente favorite annu. Cheriya ulli kittan illa.

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  26. Looks lip smacking ....Mouthwatering gravy,love it!

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  27. this is just awesome n lipsmacking good..;P
    Tasty Appetite

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