08 February 2012

Moru Curry / Kerala Style Simple Curd Curry

This little space of mine is where I want to jot down all the recipes passed on to me by my Mom, Amma, relatives and friends. I am so glad that, now I get to share these wonderful recipes with all my friends and the world who are on the look out for authentic vintage recipes. :)

Today, I would like to share an easy recipe that's so simple yet does not compromise on the taste at all. A quick curry to go with rice on a busy afternoon. 



INGREDIENTS
(To serve 8 people)

Curd - 1 litre *
Water - 1/2 cup
Garlic - 8 cloves
Ginger - 1 (1 '' piece)
Green Chilly - 1 (or 2 as per spice level required)
Fenugreek seeds / Uluva - 1 tsp**
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Chilly Powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste

For seasoning
Coconut Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilly - 1
Split Black Gram/ Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves - 2 sprigs



METHOD
In a bowl mix the curd with turmeric, chilly powder and water.
In a mixer or using a churner mix it well.
In a pan dry roast the fenugreek till it is brown and the aroma comes out. Powder it and keep aside.
Chop ginger roughly. Crush it along with garlic using a  mortar and pestle .
Chop green chilly into small pieces.
Pour the curd mixture into a kadai or deep pan. Keep it on very slow fire and keep stirring.
Add fenugreek powder, salt, green chilly and the crushed ginger garlic.
Keep stirring till the mixture is just warm and NOT BOILING.
Season with mustard, urad dal, dry red chilly and curry leaves.



Tips:
*Make sure you use fresh curd that is not sour.
**It is best to use freshly ground fenugreek. It gives a distinct flavour to the curry.
Keep all the ingredients ready as you have to keep stirring.
You need to keep stirring so that the curd does not curdle.
You can store this curry for almost a week in the fridge.


26 comments:

  1. wonderful curry .. perfect for steamed rice..

    ReplyDelete
  2. Wow delicious curry,will try with coconut oil next time while i prepare...really tempting and cute presentation...

    ReplyDelete
  3. wow!!yummy and delicious curry..this version is really new to me...beautiful click rinku!

    ReplyDelete
  4. kothiyavunnu......all time my fav.....superb dear

    ReplyDelete
  5. That's a bachelor style curry. I would have made it every day if i had to cook just for myself :)
    Sounds really nice

    ReplyDelete
  6. Love moru curry and this looks super yumm.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Beautiful picture and yummy curd curry.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Such a comforting dish:-)Lovely presentation..The little jug is adorable

    ReplyDelete
  9. Wow lovely presentation. Yummy curry.

    ReplyDelete
  10. WOW!! Lovely color and looks yum

    ReplyDelete
  11. U have a nice blog. Happy to follow u

    ReplyDelete
  12. Nice and delicious one !! well presented !!

    Ongoing Event - CC-Dish For Loved Ones

    ReplyDelete
  13. simple moru curry has beccome a star with your awesome pics

    ReplyDelete
  14. Lovely recipe...we also prepare a similar curry with curd. A nice side dish with white rice!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  15. Simple yet yummy one. nice presentation too

    ReplyDelete
  16. very tempting and loved ur presentaion

    ReplyDelete
  17. Lovely presentation..looks fabulous..yum

    ReplyDelete
  18. This is my H's favourite.., I keep making this often.., lovely clicks, I loved the one with the jug.., Only I can't pick it up and pour into my rice :(, do visit me when you have time..,

    ReplyDelete
  19. one of my comfort food...can have this anytime..lovely presentation...

    Join with me for the Just "4" Fun event :)

    ReplyDelete
  20. Simply delicious curry, nice color n beautifully presented...

    ReplyDelete
  21. woww,...loved the presentation Rinku.. then, i add kaya / chena / vellari to this.. snap is awesome yaar

    ReplyDelete
  22. Hey Rinku nice presentation..looks yum..

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for visiting my blog and taking time to appreciate my work. Hope you have found the recipes you have been looking for. In case you face any difficulty writing comments or you would like to know any details about the recipes feel free to write to me at rinkuskitchentreats@gmail.com. I would be delighted to hear from you.
Please note that comments with links or advertisements or rude remarks will be considered spam.
Hope you will join me again in my culiniary journey.
Thanks!
Regards
Rinku