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 Moru Kuzhambu (Buttermilk Curry with Ash gourd) 
  • 1 cup Ash gourd
  • 1 teaspoon Toovar dal
  • 1 teaspoon Bengal gram dal
  • 1/2 inch Chopped ginger
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander seeds
  • 6 Green chillies
  • 3 tablespoons Grated coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 cups Curd
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 Red chilli
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 7 Curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • Salt(As per taste)
Soak the dals in 1/2 cup water for 1 hour. Grind to a fine paste the soaked dals, ginger, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, green chillies and grated coconut, using very little water. Add the ground paste to the curds. Add the salt and turmeric powder. Mix well and set aside.

Heat 2 teaspoons oil and add the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, red chilli(halved), asafoetida and curry leaves. When the mustard seeds start spluttering, add the chopped ash gourd. Pour water just enough to cover the vegetables. Cover and simmer till done. Add the curd mixture to the vegetable, mix well and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Take care to prevent curding.

Serve hot with rice.

Other Details
Serves: 6 Time: 90 mins.

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Category: Main Course | State: Tamil Nadu | Submitted by: System


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