Ulli Puli (Ulli Mulaku Curry)


Ulli Puli (Ulli Mulaku Curry)

Ulli Pulli is a delicious vegetarian side dish that goes fine with dosa, appam, almost everything. Ulli Puli can be stored fresh for up to two days. Ulli Puli is a unique and special dish with chopped onion cooked with tamarind mixture and other spicy ingredients. Ulli Puli is a fantastic blend of tangy, salt and sweet flavors. Ulli Puli or Ulli Mulaku Curry can be easily prepared in a jiffy with limited ingredients. You can explore a well detailed Ulli Puli Curry here
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people



  • For preparing Ulli Puli Curry, first chop the onion and green chillies finely.
  • Soak the tamarind in a cup of water for some time and extract the juice.
  • Heat a cooking pot and add coconut oil. Add mustard seeds when oil gets heated and allow it to be tempered and then add the chopped onion and green chillies and temper it until it gets light brown colored.
  • Now slow down the flame and add chilly powder and coriander powder.
  • Mix it well and allow the powders to be mixed and heated well.
  • Now add the tamarind juice to the mixture and stir well. Allow the mixture to boil well.
  • Add enough tamarind juice and water according to your taste buds.
  • When the mixture boils, add salt, turmeric powder, asafoetida and fenugreek powder. Stir the mixture well and add grated jaggery and mix well.
  • Now the mixture will be a little more thick. Check whether the salt, sour and sweet taste is balanced according to your taste buds.
  • Turn off the flame and add curry leaves.
  • Serve with any type of Rice, Dosa, Idli, Appam etc.
  • Can be stored for more than 2-3 days.
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