Konchu Theeyal


Konchu Theeyal

Prawns and Vegetables in a brown coloured coconut gravy
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Cut the vegetables into 1 inch long pieces.
  • Peel the shallots.
  • Heat oil in a thick bottom vessel(better to use a manchatty(claypot)).
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add the shallots and vegetables and saute well.
  • Add the prawns and salt and mix properly.
  • Close with lid and allow to cook in a very slow flame.
  • In another heated vessel, fry the coconut along with the chilly powder on a slow flame till it turns dark in colour and dry. Allow to cool.
  • Powder this in a mixie and add to the vegetables and prawns mixture.
  • Add tamarind juice and curry leaves. Mix well.
  • Allow to cook for 10 mins.
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Response (12)
  1. h
    harikrishnan April 10, 2009

    sorry to say it is bad

  2. d
    divya February 10, 2008

    nice reciepy

  3. s
    saritha sajith February 19, 2008

    thanks for the recepe.i made theeyal easily and taty

  4. a
    anonymous February 19, 2008

    goes well with chappathi and rice…thanks

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