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Pulissery/Moru Curry (A Curry made with Buttermilk and Ground Coconut)

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Moru is the Malayalam word for Buttermilk. This curry is a blend of Buttermilk/Curd with ground coconut and cooked vegetables like yam, raw plantain, raw papaya, ash gourd etc. This is one of our favourite Kerala curries, which goes well with rice. This curry is made at almost all Keralite households even though the ingredients vary. Here I am giving my version.

 

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Pulissery/Moru Curry (A Curry made with Buttermilk and Ground Coconut) Pulissery
Moru is the Malayalam word for Buttermilk. This curry is a blend of Buttermilk/Curd with ground coconut and cooked vegetables like yam, raw papaya, raw plantain, ash gourd etc. This is one of our favourite Kerala curries, which goes well with rice.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a pressure cooker. add the vegetable, followed by curry leaves, salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder and water.
  2. Cook on medium-low heat. Switch off after 2 whistles
  3. Grind the coconut along with cumin seeds,ginger, garlic,shallots and chillies to a very fine paste and keep aside.
  4. Heat a pan on medium-low
  5. Add oil
  6. Add mustard seeds
  7. When they start to splutter, add curry leaves
  8. Add the sliced shallots and dried chillies and fry till the shallots caramelise ,ie turn to brown colour.
  9. Add the turmeric powder
  10. Add the ground paste and stir for a minute.
  11. Add the cooked vegetables and mix well.
  12. Add the beaten curd and mix well.
  13. Keep an eye on the curry and switch off as soon as you spot the first bubble.
  14. Add the fenugreek powder and stir well (If you let the curry boil, it will curdle).
  15. Add salt if required
  16. Serve hot.
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  1. anonymous says:

    You have forgotten to mention about the coconut.

  2. anonymous says:

    You have forgotten to mention about the coconut.

  3. Mareena Jerrish says:

    It is written add the ground paste. The ground paste refers to coconut gounrd with ginger garlic and chillies.

  4. Mareena Jerrish says:

    It is written add the ground paste. The ground paste refers to coconut gounrd with ginger garlic and chillies.

  5. anonymous says:

    Yes , it is. But what is the mesurment of the coconut .

  6. anonymous says:

    Yes , it is. But what is the mesurment of the coconut .

  7. Mareena Jerrish says:

    Thanks a ton for pointing out the error and sorry for the error as well. I have added the measurement of coconut.

  8. Mareena Jerrish says:

    Thanks a ton for pointing out the error and sorry for the error as well. I have added the measurement of coconut.

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