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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Majjiga Pulusu - Mor Kuzhambu - majjige huli

Mor Kuzhambu is a Popular South Indian Butter Milk based stew made with Sour butter Milk,fresh Coconut,Green Chillies & Some Spices.Vegetables of your choice like Ash Gourd,Okra,Bottle Gourd,Brinjal or Potatoes are Simmered in Spiced Butter Milk.it is Called Mor Kuzahambu in Tamil,Majjiga Pulusu in Telugu & Majjiga Huli in Kannada.It goes well with Steamed Rice.



Majjiga Pulusu

 Prep Time :  10   min.  
Cook Time : 10   minutes.
Recipe Category: Kuzhambu Varieties
Recipe CusineSouth Indian
Serves: 5-6.

Ingredients

Thick Sour Butter Milk - 2 + 1/2  Cups.
Ash Gourd/White Pumpkin(Chopped) - 2 Cups.
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp.

To Grind

Toor dal - 1 tbsp.
Coriander Seeds - 2  tsp.
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
Coconut - 1/2 Cup.
Green Chillies - 5.
Salt - to taste.

 Temper

oil - to fry.
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
curry leaves - 1 sprig.
hing - a Generous Pinch.

Preparation
  • Soak the toor dal for 1/2 an hour in water. 
  • Cube the Pumpkin.
  • Blend the butter Milk till smooth using whisk or blender or mixie.

Method
  •  Cook the AshGourd with 1/2 cup of water,till Soft.

  • Mean While, grind the items listed in "to Grind" Column to smooth  paste, by adding little water.

  • when Ash Gourd is Cooked, add Ground Paste ,blended Butter Milk & turmeric.

  • Cook in low flame for 3 - 4 minutes.Then switch off the flame.
  • Heat the oil, add oil, add mustard seeds.when mustard seeds splutters add curry leaves & hing.Give a quick mix.Pour this tadka over Mor Kuzhambu.
  • Garnish with fresh Coriander Leaves. Serve with Steamed Rice or Kara dosai or Adai.
 Notes
  • Always Cook mor kuzhambu in low flame.
  • Don't Cook More Kuzhambu for more time, else butter milk may get curdled.
  • if you are using okra, fry in oil, then add in butter Milk.
  • Use Sour butter Milk for tangy taste.