Ulli Curry

A very tasty dish made of shallots and tamarind juice
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Remove the skin of 1/2 kg shallots and 10 cloves of garlic and wash it.
  • Soak tamarind in 1 cup of water and extract the pulp.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds, curry leaves, shallots and garlic.
  • Saute it well by adding salt.
  • When the shallots are cooked add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder, sliced tomatoes and fenugreek powder. Saute well.
  • Add the tamarind pulp and add more water if required.
  • Close the pan with a lid and bring it to boil.
  • Cook till the gravy thickens to required consistency.
  • Add sugar to balance the taste.
  • :- Serve hot.
  • :- This is a good side dish for tapioca. Instead of fish curry, vegetarians can eat tapioca (kappa) with this curry.
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Response (1)
  1. R
    Remya September 25, 2009

    Its a nice easy recipe…….came out well…..

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