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Moru curry - spiced curd/ plain yogurt

Moru curry - spiced curd/ plain yogurt

Moru curry (spiced curd/ plain yogurt) basmati rice, rainbow salad with honey and wholegrain mustard dressing.



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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, kerala cuisine
Keyword: Moru curry
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 183kcal
Author: Sumith Babu
Cost: £ 3

Ingredients

  • 5 nos Small red onion (shallots) sliced
  • 1 tbsp Garlic chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ginger chopped
  • 3 nos green chilli
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 2 cups plain yogurt / curd
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp oil/ coconut oil optional coconut oil
  • salt to taste

For tempering:

  • 1 tbsp Oil (optional coconut oil)
  • 1/2 tbsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 nos Dry red chillies split into half
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 pinch Fenugreek powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp Chilli powder

Instructions

Method to make Moru curry/ Kalan

  • In a bowl mix 2 cup curd (plain yogurt) with 1 cup of water and keep aside
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan
  • When the oil is medium to high heat add 1 tbsp of chopped garlic 
  • Add chopped ginger and sauté for one minute
  • Add 5 numbers of sliced small onions
  • Add 1 sprig of curry leaves and sauté for 1 minute
  • Once the onions are translucent add 3 green chillies (split length wise)
  • Add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder and cook for 2 minutes
  • Pour the curd mix into the sautéed spices
  • As soon as you pour the curd mixture, switch off the flame (do not boil the moru curry, it could split)
  • Add salt to taste and keep aside the moru curry

For tempering:

  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan (optional coconut oil)
  • When the oil is medium to high heat add 1/2 tsp of mustard seeds and splutter
  • Add 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • Add 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • Add 2 numbers of dry red chillies (split into two pieces)
  • Add 1 sprig of curry leaves, Fenugreek powder - 2 pinches, Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp, Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Mix all the ingredients for a minute 
  • Add the tempering to moru curry
  • Your moru curry is ready to serve

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Notes

Note: Do not boil moru curry while cooking. It could split.

Nutrition

Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 240mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 331IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Vitamin E: 1mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 1mg