Potti Ularthiyathu(cleaned intestine of goat / buffalo)

Potti Ularthiyathu(cleaned intestine of goat / buffalo)

What is potti? potti Ularthiyathu? Potti is cleaned intestine of goat / buffalo. It is famous in some part of kerala, specially Kottayam or Ernakulam district in Kerala. This curry is usually available only in these places. Its an authentic and tasty Kerala dish, but its not popular one probably because of the offensive smell of uncleaned potti. The method is similar to the usual beef curry preparation and you can easily make it at home. Cleaning is the most important part of the preparation.

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  1. 500 gms Intestine goat Beef Potti / of or :
  2. For marination
  3. ½ tsps Turmeric powder :
  4. 1 tsps Chilly Red powder :
  5. ½ tsps Garam masala :
  6. ½ tsps Coriander powder :
  7. 2 tbsps Ginger (chopped) :
  8. 1 tbsps Garlic (chopped) :
  9. ½ tbsps Saunf -
  10. 3 sprigs Curry leaves : to 4
  11. 2 tbsps Coconut oil :
  12. 2 cups Water :
  13. 1 cloves Garlic -. 10
  14. 2 . 10 gm Ginger -
  15. 3 . 2 Chilly Green - paste
  16. 4 . 1 tsps Black pepper Whole :


180 mins
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    Clean the potti / intestine, thoroughly in hot water multiple times (Minimum 7-8 times) and then in tap water for another 5 times.

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    Chop it into small pieces.

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    Marinate with a paste made with Ginger,Garlic,Black pepper, Green Chilly,Vinegar and salt.

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    Pressure cook these all ingredients along with small quantity of turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder,Curry leaves and water for up to 8-10 whistles.

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    In a pan add the oil, Sounf, garlic, ginger, curry leaves and Saute it till the onions become brownish.

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    Add the cooked potti along with the remaining water in the cooker to the pan.

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    Add the garam masala and cover the lid. Cook for another 10- 15 minutes in medium flame.

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    Stir it well, add fresh curry leaves and transfer to a serving bowl and serve hot with Kappa and Appam etc.

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