Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Kachiya Moru | Spiced Buttermilk Curry

Moru Kachiyathu
When there is a shortage of vegetables to cook for lunch or when I need a quick fix curry or when I am feeling particularly lazy(ahem) for an elaborate side dish,I resort to this buttermilk curry.It is not actually a curry per se,more of a spiced buttermilk.


It gets done in a jiffy and tastes delicious with a simple upperi on the side,for us always beetroot whenever there is a 'yellow curry'.
Moru Kachiyathu

Kachiya Moru/Moru Kachiyathu


Ingredients


Moru/Buttermilk - 2 cups
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Green chilly - 1
Red chilly - 1
Ginger - 1/2 tsp,chopped
Small onions/Shallots - 3-4,sliced thinly
Turmeric/haldi - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste


Method


Beat the buttermilk well and keep aside.
Moru Kachiyathu-step1 
In a kadai add oil and splutter mustard seeds and add the rest of the ingredients starting with green chilly,red chilly,ginger,curry leaves and small onions.
Moru Kachiyathu-step2 
Saute till the onions start getting golden brown.
Moru Kachiyathu-step3 
Mix in the turmeric powder and salt.Switch off the flame.
When the kadai is cool warm to touch,mix in the well beaten buttermilk.Close with a lid and keep warm till serving.


Notes
  • Do not add the buttermilk to the hot kadai since it would curdle and would not look pleasing(though it would taste just fine!)
  • The curry could be made as thick or thin according to your liking,since I was serving it as a side dish with rice,I made it towards the thinner side.
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14 comments :

  1. what will i not give to dunk my hands in this curry and lick it clean.. and the idea of eating steamed rice, upperi and this curry is almost heaven

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  2. simple comfort food this is! btw, i can't see the last pic in the post

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  3. ok wait, after refreshing page, i can see it :)

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  4. this is my favorite all time easy peesy curry... just like u said, nothing to cook, i just go ahead and make moru curry.

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  5. Looks so authentic n delicious moru...

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  6. I love this spiced buttermilk curry :-)

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  7. looks very delicious. awesome recipe

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  8. Omg, super comforting curry.

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  9. A perfect comfort food for me..love my kadhi chawal! Lovely clicks Divya.

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  10. Mmm very nice easy to cook thanks divya

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