Andhra Special Kola Unta Pulusu Recipe

Ingredients :

Onions/ Ullipaya – 1 cup

Small onions/ Chinna Ullipaya – 1/2 cup

Garlic/ Velluli payalu – 8 pieces (chopped)

Tomato – 3

Coriander leaves/ Kothimeera – 1/4 cup

Curry leaves/ Kariveypaku – few

Red gram/ Thuvaram Paruppu/ Kandhi pappu – 1 cup

Boiled rice/ Uppudu Biyyam – 1 Tbs

Red chili’s/ Yendu Mirapakayalu

Coriander/ Dhaniyalu

Mustard/ Avalu

Cumin seeds/ Jeelakarra

Ani seeds/ Sombu

Fenugreek/ Venthayam/ Menthulu

Kasa Kasa – 1 Ts

Tamarind juice/ Chintha pandu juice – 2 Tbs

Coconut/ Kobbari kaya – 4 small pieces



Method :

1. Add oil to the pan and heat it, then add mustard, curry leaves, fenugreek, ani seeds and fry them

2. Now add onions, garlic, tomato’s, fry well, add tamarind juice and mix well

3. Grind cumin seeds, red chilli’s, corriander, ani seeds, kasa kasa, boiled rice (fry it without oil), coconut pieces, and pour little water

4. Add the grinded paste to the curry, add some salt, pour water, mix well and close the lid for the curry to boil

5. Grind red gram (soak the gram before for 2 hrs), red chilli’s, ani seeds, cumin seeds, salt and pour little water

6. Add onions, garlic, coconut pieces, corriander leaves to the grinded paste

7. Make small balls from the above mixed paste and steam cook for 10 minutes

8. Add these steam cooked balls (kola unta) to the curry, let it boil for 3 minutes and the recipe is ready


Red gram in tamil is called Thuvaram paruppu and Kandhi pappu in telugu

Fenugreek in tamil is called Venthayam

Ani seeds in tamil is called Sombu

Onions in telugu is called Ullipaya

Small onions in telugu is called Chinna Ullipaya

Garlic in telugu is called Velluli payalu

Coriander leaves in telugu is called Kothimeera

Curry leaves in telugu is called Kariveypaku

Red gram in telugu is called Kandhi pappu

Boiled rice in telugu is called Uppudu Biyyam

Red chili’s in telugu is called Yendu Mirapakayalu

Coriander in telugu is called Dhaniyalu

Mustard in telugu is called Avalu

Cumin seeds in telugu is called Jeelakarra

Fenugreek in telugu is called Menthulu

Tamarind juice in telugu is called Chintha pandu juice

Coconut in telugu is called  Kobbari kaya