Theeyal Recipe


Large onions - 2(sliced fine)
Garlic cloves - 2
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Shallots -1 cup
Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp
Chili powder - 1 tbsp
Jackfruit seed- 100 gm(cut into 4)
Tuvar dal-1/3cup
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Green Chilly(slit)-3
Salt to taste
Oil-4 tsp
Tamarind extract - 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - a few

Method of preparation

  • Heat two tsp of the oil in a frying pan and add cup of the chopped onions.

  • Saute the onions well till brown, add the curry leaves, coriander seeds and fenugreek seeds.

  • Stir for a few more minutes and remove and keep aside. On a low heat, dry roast the coconut till it becomes brown.

  • Blend the coconut with the onion mixture adding half a cup of water.

  • In the meanwhile, cook the dal and jackfruit seed in pressure cooker with water.

  • Heat the remaining oil in a saucepan and add the mustard seeds.

  • When they splutter, add the curry leaves and remaining onions and shallots and fry till brown.

  • Add the tamarind extract and cup water and salt.

  • When it starts to boil, add the blended paste and dal and cook on a low flame for 15 minutes.

Theeyal Recipe