Ulli Thoran (or Piyyava sukke in Konkani cuisine) !!
A tasty side dish with rice in Kerala cuisine !!
For coconut mixture ( thenga thirummiyathu ):
3 tablespoons grated coconut
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together and keep aside. Do not add water.
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds ( jeera )
1/2 teaspoon urad dal
20 nos chuvannulli (shallot / small onion / sambar onion), peel off the outer skin, wash and finely sliced
3/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
Grated coconut mixture
Heat oil in a non - stick kadai. Add mustard seeds. When they start splutter add urad dal, jeera and saute on a low heat for 1minute or until they turn light brown.
Add sliced onion and fry till pink color on a low heat.
Add grated coconut mix and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients .Do not add water. Cover with a tight lid and cook on a medium to low heat for 10 minutes until done and water dries up. Open the lid and stir well for 1 minute. Serve as a side dish with rice.