Friday, April 8, 2011


Welcome to my cookbook Cookerypoint - Ila's Kitchen. Today recipe is yummy Mooru curry . This recipe belongs to South Indian Cuisine. This curry is my favorite one which is comfortable to have most of the time. This is my mom's recipe which turned to be favorite in my home. Here certain vegetables can be used such as Okra, Brinjal, Pumpkin or it can be made plain curry as well. So lets go to our recipe .....


Yogurt - 1 cup
Okra - 1 cup (Chopped)
Green chilli - 1
Fresh coconut - 2 tbspn
Toor dal - 1 tspn
Channa dal - 1 tspn
Cumin seed - 1 tspn
Raw rice - 1/4 tspn
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tspn
Mustard - little
Red chilly - 2 no
Water as required
Salt as required


Soak Toordal,Channa dal,Raw rice,Cumin seed for 30 minutes.
Grind soaked items with greenchilli and coconut as a fine paste.
Heat oil in a pan and add chopped okras and shallow fry it well with salt.
Take a bowl add one cup of water with yogurt and whisk well with salt.
Heat the pan, add buttermilk in low heat, and add turmeric powder.
Now add curry leaves,and ground paste to buttermilk.
Its time to add cooked okras and salt to curry.
Add water as required depending up on consistency desired.
Cook it in low medium flame for almost 10 minutes until raw aroma leaves.
Now add tadka(Mustard and red chilly) to mooru curry .
Mooru curry is ready to serve.

Serving Suggestion:

This yummy South Indian Recipe Mooru curry can be with steamy hot rice and dry veggie curry.


Smitha said...

yogurt curry is fav too! it with rice and pickle!
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Sensible Vegetarian said...

Lovely flavorful curry.

Sneha Benny said...

Rice , mooru curry and pickle ..Bliss !!!

Suja Sugathan said...

Delicious moru curry,perfect with rice.

Amritha Kalyani said...

yummy more kozhambu... flavorful and looks delicious..

Raksha said...

that is a nice dish

Swathi said...

we didn't add any chanadal while making this curry. This one looks dleicious.

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

Delicious curry !!

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Yummy moru curry....

Only Fish Recipes said...

wow...what a lovely recipe...though ne to me...but absolutely loved it !

Vidhya said...

This is my comfort food.Look delish.

Nandini said...

Delicious moru curry! One of my fav:)

Viki's Kitchen said...

Lovely curry....looks so delicious dear.

Treat and Trick said...

So creamy and yummy dish!

kaveri said...

Moru Kootan as we call it looks delicious..One of our family favorites..

Jaisy James said...

yummy perfect with rice and pickle

divya said...

Fantastic...irresistibly yumm..

JishasKitchen said...

superb moru curry...yum to have with rice..

Padhu said...

Delicious moru curry!! Really tempting

Plateful said...

Ah, the simple moru curry! This is a favorite with my family- a regular item at our table for lunch!

Sowmya said...

Looks so tasty and adorable!

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aipi said...

Love this- simple- delicious n flavorful!

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