Sunday, April 12, 2015

Kumbalanga Moru Curry

Kumbalanga Moru Curry

Moru Curry is spiced  butter milk curry and is most common curry for lunch in Kerala. It is usually made simple,but you can also add vegetables like ash gourd/winter melon or cucumber/vellarikka.

Ash Gourd- 2 cup cubed
Yogurt- 2 cup
Coconut- 2 tbs
Cumin- 1/2 tsp
Ginger- 1/2 inch thick piece
Green chilly slit-3
Garlic- 2 clove
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Pearl onion-2
Curry leaves a few
Dry red chilly-2
salt to taste and coconut oil

Cut ash gourd/kumbalanga into cubes. In a pot add the kumbalanga pieces,two green chilly slit, salt and turmeric powder. Add 1/2 cup of water and cook till the vegetable is soft.
Make a fine paste of coconut ginger and cumin. Add one green chilly, pearl onion, and garlic and crush them. If in the mixer,blend for 5-6 seconds. Into this paste add the yogurt and mix well. Pour this into the cooked vegetable and return to the stove. Simmer in medium heat for one to two minutes or till it is warm ( do not boil). Switch off the flame.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters add dry red chilly, one sliced pearl onion and curry leaves and fry till crisp. Pour over the curry and cover till it is ready to serve.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. Tasty morkoottan, love it any time. Perfect comfort food.

  2. you are tempting me now.. after chena upperi next is moru curry.. looks very nice..

  3. chorum kurachu acharum pinne kumbalanga moru curry um........drooling....heavenly combo!


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