Kerala Pork Fry / Pork Ularthiyathu



Pork – 500 gm cut into pieces

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/4 tsp

Ginger – 1 tbsp chopped

Garlic – 1 tbsp chopped

Coconut pieces – 1/4 cup

Vinegar – 1 tbsp

Salt – to taste

Water – 1 cup

Oil – 2 tbsp

Onion – 1 sliced

Green chillies – 2 slit

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

Meat masala – 1 1/2 tsp

Garam masala – 1/2 tsp

Pepper powder – 3/4 tsp



Put the pork pieces into a pressure cooker along with the coriander, turmeric and chilly powders, ginger, garlic, coconut pieces,vinegar, salt and water.  Pressure cook for 15 to 30 minutes on a low flame after the first whistle, or till done.  Heat oil in a non-stick pan and fry onions, green chillies and curry leaves till the onions turn golden brown.  Add meat masala, garam masala and pepper powder.  Sprinkle some water and fry till the aroma comes out.  Add the cooked pork along with the left over gravy.  Add salt if needed.  Fry for 5 to 10 minutes till the pork fry is dark brown in color and the oil separates.  Serve delicious ‘Kerala Pork Fry /  Pork Ularthiyathu’ with rice, appam, puttu, idiyappam, chapathi, porotta or bread.  Enjoy!

If the pork is really tender, reduce the amount of water while pressure cooking.

  1. Wish you and your family a very Happy New Year…super delicious pork fry..

  2. Not a fan of pork, how are you. Hope you had a wonderful christmas and Happy new year.

  3. Lissie, my dear friend, I have missed visiting your blog! How are you? Happy New Year to you and the family.

  4. Thanks a lot for the recipe…!!

  5. this look really very delicious…lovely

  6. After long time, I’m here, Hw r u chechi??? This is looks terffic, pakshe njan pork kazhikula..will try with chicken.

  7. My dish for the day! It’s just unbelievably good! 🙂