Monday, February 18, 2008

Theeyal (Mixed vegetables in a roasted coconut gravy)


To be roasted & ground to a fine paste
1 cup grated coconut
1 tsp coriander seeds
5-6 dry red chillies
1 onion sliced
a few curry leaves

1 cup vegetables cut lengthwise ( potato, carrot & onion )
1 tsp tamarind paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp mustard seeds

2-3 dry red chillies
a few curry leaves

2 tsp oil
salt to taste


Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan & roast together the 1st five ingredients till they turn dark brown. Turn off the heat & allow to cool.
Meanwhile cook the chopped vegetables with turmeric powder & salt.
Grind the roasted coconut mixture adding as little water as possible.
Add tamarind paste to the cooked vegetables & bring to boil. Add the coconut paste, salt to taste & cook for a few mins.
Turn off heat.
To season Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan & add mustard till it splutters. Add dry red chillies & curry leaves & fry for a min. Turn off heat & add this to the gravy.
Serve hot with rice.

Entry for "Side Dishes from India" Event from Suma's VeggiePlatter


  1. Looks so delicious. My mouth is just watering staring at the bowl.

  2. Lovely recipe. I bet we can use any vegetable into this theeyal :)


  3. Thanks Suma & Siri...

    We can use any kind of veg...eggplant,squash,long string beans etc...


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