Onam Festival on 24th August 2018

Mor Kuzhambu

Mor Kuzhambu


Buttermilk 5 cups
Green Chilli (slit) 4-5 no
Cumin seeds 1 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds 2 tsp
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Coconut (shredded) 2-3 tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Curry leaves 1 sprig
Oil for seasoning


  1. Add 1/2 tsp of turmeric to the buttermilk and mix well. Add water if the buttermilk is too thick. Add salt and heat on a low flame till the buttermilk reaches room temperature. Take it from the fire and set aside. Roast in a little oil, one by one, the coconut, the remaining turmeric, jeera, coriander and green chillies. Blend to a smooth paste.
  2. Add this coconut paste to the warm buttermilk, put it back on the stove and heat for approximately 4-5 minutes.
  3. Season it with mustard seeds and curry leaves.

Serve with hot plain rice.

Note: This dish cannot be re-heated on direct fire.

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