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Friday, January 13, 2012

Asparagus Theeyal

Theeyal is a traditional kerala dish. We can prepare Theeyal using a variety of vegetables including Asparagus.

  • Sliced shallots(Pearl Onion) - 20 nos
  • Slit Green Chilly- 4 nos
  • Sliced Asparagus- ½ cup
  • Grated Coconut- 1½ cup
  • Red Chilly Powder - 1½ tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 1½ tsp
  • Turmeric Powder-¼ tsp
  • Fenugreek Powder- a pinch
  • Tamarind - A gooseberry sized ball
  • Water - ½ cup
  • Curry Leaves - a few
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 2 tsp

  • Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan add grated coconut and saute till brown.
  • Add chilly powder and coriander powder and stir for a few minutes.
  • Remove from fire and allow to cool.
  • Grind it to a fine paste.
  • Soak tamarind in ¼ cup of warm water and take the extract from it.
  • Heat remaining oil in a pan.
  • Add sliced onions, green chilly and saute, till they turn golden brown colour.
  • Add sliced Asparagus and saute for another 3 minutes.
  • Add turmeric Powder,salt and water,allow to cook.
  • Add tamarind juice and allow to boil.
  • Add coconut paste and let it to boil till the gravy thickens and oil seperates.
  • Remove from the fire and add curry leaves.
  • Sprinkle fenugreek powder and mix well.

Recommended Combination: Asparagus  Theeyal can be served with Rice.