This a famous kuzhambu variety in Kerala and some parts of kanyakumari district. Ulli Theeyal Kuzhambu which is a spice mixture of roasted coconut, coriander seeds and red chilli. The baby onion add unique taste to it. Traditionally a kerala recipe - Its called Theeyal since we are frying the coconut to the dark brown.


Preparation time10 mins
Cooking Time30 mins
Servings4

Ulli Theeyal Recipe | Baby Onion in Roasted Coconut spiced gravy
Ulli Theeyal Recipe | Baby Onion in Roasted Coconut spiced gravy


Ingredients:

Small Onion1 Cup**
Curry Leavesfew
Tamarind1 gooseberry size
SaltTo taste

** 1 cup = 250 ml

For Grinding:

Grated Coconut1/2 Cup
Red Chillies8
Coriander Seeds1 tablespoon
Urid dal2 teaspoon
Peppercorns1/4 teaspoon
Oil2 teaspoon

For Seasoning:
Oil1 teaspoon
Curry Leavesfew
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon


Method:
  1. Pour the oil in the pan and fry the red chillies, coriander seeds, urdhal, and pepper. Take this in a mixer. Add grated coconut to the pan and fry till it turns golden red color.

  2. Add roasted coconut to the mixer and Grind the above ingredients to a fine paste and keep it aside

  3. Pour the oil the in the pan and add mustard seeds once the oil is hot. When the mustard seeds begins to sputter, add curry leaves and then add the onions and fry till the onion changes it color

  4. Now add the tamarind extract and salt and let the mixture boils for sometime. Finally add the ground paste 

  5. Stir well and let the theeyal boil in medium low flame for another 10 minutes. Remove theeyal off the flame.

  6. Serve this yummy Ulli Theeyal Kuzhambu with hot steaming rice along with any stir-fried vegetable.
  7. Ulli Theeyal Recipe | Baby Onion in Roasted Coconut spiced gravy
    Ulli Theeyal Recipe | Baby Onion in Roasted Coconut spiced gravy



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  1. Tasty...
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  2. Mami,

    This kuzhambu came out very well. ?Thanks for the recipe.

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  3. Today i made this kuzhambu.my husband liked it verymuch, so hereafter in my kuzhambu list i included it. Yummy taste. Great work.

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