October 13, 2011

Moru Curry/Moru kaachiyathu

Curd/Dahi - 1 Cup
Shallot -2/3 Chopped round
Garlic -2 cloves, and chopped lengthwise
Ginger -One small piece, crush it or make very small pieces
Green chilly -2, cut lengthwise/breadth wise
Red chilly -2
Curry leaves -4-5 leaves
Turmeric powder - 1/4 of tsp
Fenugreek Powder -1/4 of tsp
Cooking Oil
1. Beat the curd with salt and 1-2 tbsp water in a mixie/blender for a few seconds .Keep it aside
2. Heat oil in a pan/cheena chatti
3. Splutter mustard seeds, add red chillies, curry leaves and stir
4. Add chopped garlic, ginger, green chillies and saute for 1/2 minute till its color changes
5. Reduce heat
6. Add the powders and fry for few seconds
7. Add the beaten curd and mix well with other ingredients,stir continuously
8. Switch off and remove from heat before boiling , when the steam starts to come
In between stirring, keep the spoon to the light and see whether steam comes from the spoon.When it comes, remove pan from heat. Do not overheat .

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