Sanoli's Kitchen: TOMATO MORU CURRY / TOMATO YOGURT GRAVY

Monday, June 18, 2012

TOMATO MORU CURRY / TOMATO YOGURT GRAVY

Moru curry is made traditionally in Kerala with yogurt or buttermilk as the main ingredient. It is an easy, quick, healthy and comfort food for many Kerallites. Coconut adds some extra flavour. This recipe is simply made by tomato and spiced buttermilk but tastes luscious.
INGREDIENTS:
1/2 cup Plain Yogurt (thick) 
1 Tomato
1 tbsp grated Coconut (fresh or frozen)
A pinch of Turmeric powder
1/3 tsp Red Chilli powder
1 Green Chilli (chopped)
1/3 tsp roasted Cumin powder (jeerakam)
1/3 tsp Mustard seeds
A pinch of dry fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi)
1 whole Dry Red Chilli
5-6 Curry leaves
1 tbsp Coconut Oil
2 tbsps Water
Salt to taste

METHOD:
Wash and chop the tomato. In a pan, cook tomato, green chilli, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, dry fenugreek leave and salt. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes, till tomatoes get fully soften. Stir occasionally. Remove from heat and keep aside.

Beat yogurt with 2 tbsps water till smooth and mix with tomato mixer evenly. Set aside.

Heat coconut oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, when it starts popping, add dry chilli, curry leaves and grated coconut. After a couple of seconds,  add yogurt-tomato mixer in it. Fold well and remove the pan from heat.

Serve with steamed rice accompaning by any dry vegetable dish or fish fry.

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11 comments:

  1. Morru curry with dried methi leaves, I am seeing for the first time. Looks delicious.

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  2. wow.. looks very yummy and creamy...

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  3. looks tasty and creamy..
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  4. Never paired tomatoes with curd...except in raita...this looks yum...

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  5. Thanks for visiting my blog.. Curry looks delicious!! Glad to follow you as well... I could not find your entry for my event, please link again...

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  6. Hi Sanoli ,

    Thank you for your visit and comment on my blog,

    Moru curry looks yummy...

    Neat presentation and Congratulations to WIN in the contest Sanoli:)

    Keep it up...

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  7. Thanks to everyone for your precious comments.

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