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Instant Moru Curry (Buttermilk Curry)

 Published 2015-Sep-20   Updated 2018-Jan-08

-Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan

(Instant Buttermilk Curry, Mor Kulambu, Kachya Moru, 10 Minutes Moru Curry)

Here is a simple and instant moru curry that can be made for sudden guests or during busy days.

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: less than 10 minutes.

Recipe For Instant Moru Curry


  • Vegetable of choice - 1/2 cup (You could use any vegetable like cucumber, pumpkin, raw banana, okra, yam etc. Here I have used 1/2 cup of chopped elephant foot yam)
  • Red Chili Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Black Pepper Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Rice powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Yogurt - 1/2 cup
  • Sugar or jaggery - 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida - a pinch
  • Chopped green coriander leaves - for garnishing

For Seasoning

  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Dry Red Chili - 1
  • Curry Leaves - 1 sprig


  1. Cook the yam or any vegetable of your choice in a vessel by adding salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder and black pepper powder.
  2. Add the rice powder in 2 tbsp water mix well and add to the cooked vegetables.
  3. When it comes to boil, add the jaggery and cook till it dissolves.
  4. Then add the beaten curd. Mix well and switch off the gas.
  5. Season with the ingredients mentioned under seasoning.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves. Moru curry is ready to be served.


  • You can also use chundakkai, manathakali or anyother vattals instead of vegetables.

Serving Suggestion

  • Serve hot with steamed rice, kichadi or chapatti. This simple curry tastes really good.

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