Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Pork Ularthiyathu

Yummiest pork fry is made in christian households of Kerala during Christmas. They serve it as an appetizer or with rice. Amma learned this recipe from a christian friend of hers.


1/2 kg pork cut into medium sized pieces
1 plantain(nenthra kaaya) cut into medium pieces
1 chopped onion
4 green chillies slit open lengthwise
1/4 cup grated coconut
1/4 tsp fennel seeds(perumjeerakam)
4 cloves of garlic
2 tsp chopped ginger
1 sprig curry leaves
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste


1 tsp chilly powder
1 1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp meat masala


1. Dry roast the powders.
2.Add pork,powders,1 tsp chopped ginger,2 chopped garlic,curry leaves,salt and 1/4 cup water into pressure cooker and mix well.Cook for 2 whistles.
3.After the pork cools down drain off the excess fat.
4.Add the plantain into the pork and cook it.
5.In a pan add 1 tbsp oil and saute grated coconut,fennel seeds,curry leaves,1 tsp chopped ginger,2 chopped garlic till golden brown.Coarsely grind this mixture.Keep aside.
6.Add 1 tbsp oil in pan and saute the chopped onion,green chillies and curry leaves.
7.Add pork to the pan and saute till it becomes dry.
8.Add coconut mixture to the pan and mix well.

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