Saturday, February 23, 2008

Lean Pork Ularthiyathu (Pork Dry Curry Kerala style)


  • 1lb pork lean cut
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1tsp chilli powder
  • 1tsp coriander powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced coconut pieces
  • To Fry
    • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
    • 10 cloves
    • 6 cardamom pods
    • 1″ cinnamon piece
    • 1.5 cups thinly sliced onions
    • 1 tbsp thinly sliced ginger
    • 2 tbsp thinly sliced garlic pieces
    • 6 slit green chilies
    • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
    • a few curry leaves

Mix the pork with ingredients in section 1 and cook with a little bit of water till soft. This can be done in the pressure cooker (about 5 minutes on low heat after the first whistle).

Heat oil in a large stir fry pan and splutter the mustard seeds. Add the cloves, cardamom and cinnamon and fry for a few seconds. Add the sliced onion, ginger, garlic and green chilies and fry till the onion slices starts to brown. Add the curry leaves and black pepper powder and saute for a minute.

Add the cooked pork to the pan and stir fry till completely dry.

Serve hot with rice, or just serve as an appetizer with beer.

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