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mor kuzhambu recipe | more kulambu recipe | mor kulambu recipe

easy mor kuzhambu recipe | more kulambu recipe | mor kulambu recipe
Course Side Dish
Cuisine tamil
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for masala paste:

  • 1 tsp toor dal
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds / jeera
  • ½ tsp raw rice
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds / dhaniya seeds
  • ½ cup water to soak
  • ½ cup coconut fresh / desiccated
  • 3 green chillis

for mor kuzhambu:

  • cup pumpkin / ash gourd / vellai poosanikai / boodu kumbalkai / cucumber chopped
  • ½ cup water
  • salt to taste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder / haldi
  • 1 cup curd / yogurt slightly sour

for tempering:

  • 2 tsp coconut oil / any cooking oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds / rai
  • pinch asafoetida / hing
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

  • firstly, in a small bowl take toor dal, cumin seeds, raw rice and coriander seeds.
  • further add water and soak for 30 minutes.
  • transfer the soaked dal and spices into blender.
  • also add ½ cup coconut, 3 green chilli and blend to smooth.
  • now in a large kadai add chopped pumpkin.
  • also add in water, salt and turmeric powder.
  • cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • furthermore, add in prepared coconut masala paste.
  • keeping the flame on low, add 1 cup thick whisked curd.
  • stir continuously till the curd combines well.
  • boil the mor kuzhambu on low flame till it turns just frothy.
  • now prepare the tempering by heating coconut oil.
  • once the oil turns hot, add in
  • tsp mustard seeds, pinch of hing and few curry leaves.
  • allow to splutter and pour the tempering over prepared mor kuzhambu.
  • finally, serve mor kuzhambu with hot steamed rice.