This is a simple dish which is a good combination with Rice. This can be prepared with green chillies and yogurt as main ingredients.
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people


  • 500 Gms Green Chilly Preferably Medium size Thick Green Chilli which is not much spicy
  • 2 cups Curd
  • 1 tspn Salt


  • Split green chillies into two vertically, till about three fourth of the length. Now, immerse and soak them in a vesselful of curd with salt
  • Keep these splitted Green Chillies under sun for about 3 – 4 hours
  • Take Curd in a Bowl/Vessel, add required quantity of Salt and stir it lightly and then put the Green Chillies into the Curd to soak them. Keep the Chillies in Curd for about 5 – 6 hrs. thereafter, take the Chillies out from the Curd (preferably in the morning hours) and dry them under sun.
  • Repeat this procedure of keeping the Chillies in Curd during night time and dry them under sun in the day time till the Chillies are got fried properly. This procedure may take 4 – 5 days time.
  • Kondattamulaku is ready. Store it in air tight jar and as and when required fry and use it as side dish for lunch/dinner etc. (If it is stored properly it can be used for more than one year)


Note: Generally, if prepare the Kondattamulaku with 500 Gms of Green Chilli,
at the final stage, we can get only about 85 – 90 Gms of Kondattamulaku)
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