January 9, 2012

Koon Ulli Theeyal / Mushroom Theeyal - Kerala Recipe


Grated coconut-1cup
Pearl onion/shallots-10 to 15 nos
Red chilly powder-1 tblsp
Coriander powder-1 tblsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Fenugreek powder-a pinch
Tamarind paste(thick)-2 tbsp
Salt to taste

Coconut oil - 2 tspn (for seasoning) / optional
Curry leaves for seasoning
1.In a pan dry roast coconut and 2 shallots until they are evenly browned.
2.Add chilly & coriander powders and fry until they lose their raw smell. Cool it and then make a fine paste. Keep it aside.
3.Heat 2 tbsp oil in a vessel and saute thinly sliced mushroom and shallots along with turmeric powder until soft..
4.Add the ground masala paste, fenugreek powder, enough water and salt to taste.Bring to boil  and simmer in low heat.
5.Add the tamarind paste and cook for about 15 mins in medium heat.
6.For seasoning add coconut oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.Add curry leaves and add this to theeyal.
Serve with Rice.


  1. Looks delicious and very inviting !!

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  2. Delicious and inviting theeyal. Excellent preparation.Deepa
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  3. Nice and interesting recipe.. looks awesome !!
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  4. Yummy recipe…will try it for sure..Thanks for posting


  5. Rice and some of this curry sounds delicious.

  6. Pareekshikkanam ennundu but koonu kittan ithiri budhimuttaanu. Hmmm try cheythu nokkaam...

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