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Ullipaya Pulusu ( ఉల్లిపాయ పులుసు, வெங்காயம் புலுசு ,प्याज पुलुसू )

Ullipaya Pulusu ( ఉల్లిపాయ పులుసు, வெங்காயம் புலுசு ,प्याज पुलुसू  ) A spicy sweet and sour sauce with onions. This is one of the most liked dishes in Andhra Pradesh. This is generally mixed with rice and little ghee. Goes absolutely well with appadam or jantikalu or vadiyams.

Regional Dish : Andhra Pradesh; South India.

Cuisine Style : Andhra Pradesh | Cooking Time 20 min | Take with rice or roti | Type curry |Shelf Life : 2 days if  refrigerated.

Appx. Nutritional values : Calories (64 Kcal), Carbohydrates (15 g), Protein (2 g), Fat (0g).


  • Pearl onions  15
  • Oil    2tsp
  • Green chillies    3
  • Chopped coriander leaves    2tsp
  • Tamarind juice    3tsp
  • Chilli powder     1tsp
  • Jaggery    about 2 tsp
  • Besan    2tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard seeds   1tsp
  • Cumin seeds   1tsp
  • Menthulu   1tsp
  • Curry leaves   few


1. Peel the onions and wash them.
2. Heat oil in cooking pan and add seasoning ingredients along with chilli powder.
3. When the mustard starts splutter, add onions and fry till golden brown.
4. Pour tamarind juice and water.Add salt,jaggery,green chillies simultaneously and cook till the onions are soft.
5. When the onions are fully cooked add little besan to thicken the pulusu.
6. Cook for another 10 minutes and garnish with coriander leaves.


Other variants / Cuisine Style: None.

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