Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Vellarikkai Mor Kuzhambhu (Cucumber in Curd Gravy)





Ingrediants:-

  • Vellarikkai / Cucumber - 1 meduim size
  • Curd -2 cups
  • Green chillies -3 
  • Raw rice - 1 tsp
  • Channa dal - 1 tsp
  • Ginger -1 medium piece
  • Cumin -1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Coconut - 1/4 cup (grated)
  • Mustard seeds - 1tsp
  • Dry red chillies -2 or 3
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Curry leaves - a stem


Method:-
  1. Wash , Peel and cut the cucumber into bite size cubes.
  2. In another pan dry roast raw rice and channa dal, till channa dal becomes brown on all sides.
  3. Grind Coconut ,roasted channa dal ,rice,ginger ,cumin seeds, g.chillies,turmeric to a fine paste and keep it aside.
  4. In a pan add little water,salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric and cook the cucumber pieces.
  5. Once the cucumber is 3/4 done add the ground coconut paste, salt  and cook till raw smell of the masala evaporates.
  6. Beat the curd well or give it a pulse or two in the mixie and pour into the cucumber curry..
  7. Let it cook for a min or 2 and switch off the stove..
  8. Now in another pan add oil and once hot add mustard seeds let it splutter ,then add dry red chillies and curry leaves ...add this tempering over the curry and mix well...
  9. Serve with hot rice..

17 comments:

Sobha Shyam said...

Simple and delicious curry..i too make in a similar way..best with hot rice..

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Morru curry is my fav...this looks very delicious...

JishasKitchen said...

wow..even my mom prepares this back at home...looks absolutely delicious!!

Chitra said...

thank you sobha ,reshmi and jisha

Nitha said...

My favorite.. everytime I make this, I dont have the patiece to click pics..

Mahi said...

I always do something wrong in Morkuzhambu-aviyal and kootu! ;)

Yours look nice!

Vardhini said...

I love mor kuzhambu but hubby does not like it. So it is always a rare thing at home. You have reminded me of it now :)

Vardhini
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Vimitha Anand said...

My favorite comfort food.. Looks so delicious...

lata raja said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog and sharing you thoughts. Thanks also for introducing me to your space. will look up often. Cheers.

Raji said...

Lovely recipe...I like mor kuzhambu..but never tried this with cucumber..sounds too good.

Kalpana Sareesh said...

Very delicious curry .. hv not tried adding cucumber sure try..

kaveri said...

Mor Kuzhambu is our family favorite..yours looks delicious

Prathima Rao said...

Deeeeliiicious!!! This is my fav...We call it majjige huli here :)
Prathima Rao
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Ananda Rajashekar said...

oh is it u use cucumber in more kuzhambhy interesting should try!

Jacqueline said...

Mmmmmmmmmm, that look so good :)

Fatimah Kadir Maidin said...

want i don't what to cook i will drop by at your blog.. that vellarikkai mor is simply good dear... i liked it...

Hari Chandana said...

Wowwwwwwwwww.. looks simply perfect and tempting.. love the pictures too.. first time here.. Wonderful blog.. Thanks for the recipes dear !!
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