Monday, February 18, 2008

Theeyal (Mixed vegetables in a roasted coconut gravy)


Ingredients

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

Method

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
How do you like it?

3 comments:

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

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

    Siri

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  3. Thanks Suma & Siri...

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

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