Thursday, November 6, 2014


#VendaikkaiMorekuzhambu : #Morekuzhambu is prepared using curd, vegetables and specially made coconut masala. Here vendaikkai [ ladies finger ] is used to prepare this morekuzhambu.
Now let us see the method of preparing Vendaikkai morekuzhambu.

Vendaikkai morekuzhambu [ Ladies finger morekuzhambu ]

Ingredients :
10Vendaikkai, chop into 1 inch pieces
1 cupCurd
1/4 TspTurmeric powder
1 TspSalt [ Adjust ]
For masala :
3 Tspgrated Coconut
1 TspGram dhal
1/2 TspRaw Rice
1 TspCumin seeds
1/2 TspCoriander seeds
4 or 5Black pepper
2 ClovesGarlic
4 or 5small Onion or
1 small sizeOnion
1 or 2Green chilly
1 or 2Red chilly
small pieceGinger
1/2 TspSalt
To Temper :
1/2 TspMustard seeds
1/2 TspCumin seeds
1/4 Tspasafoetida powder
1Red chilly, break into pieces
10Curry leaves

Method :

Soak gram dhal and rice in a small bowl with 1/4 cup of water for an hour.
After it get soaked up, take all the given ingredients for masala in a mixer grinder and grind into a smooth paste.
Keep aside.

Beat the curd with a spoon to make it a smooth liquid. Keep aside.

Take a tsp of oil in a kadai and keep on a slow flame.
Add a pinch of turmeric and enough salt for the amount of ladies finger taken.
Saute for few seconds.
Close with a lid and cook till the vegetable becomes soft.

Add the masala after vedakkai cooked well & allow to cook till the masala loses its raw smell
Keep the flame at SIM & add curd and cook for 5 minutes.
Adjust salt. When ready transfer into a serving bowl.

Vendaikkai morekuzhambu [ Ladies finger morekuzhambu ]

Heat a kadai on a stove over medium flame with a tsp of oil.
First splutter mustard seeds after the oil becomes hot.
Then add red chilly pieces, cumin seeds and urad dhal in the order.
Add asafoetida powder and curry leaves after urad dhal changes to golden color.
Turn off the stove and pour the tempering over the morekuzhambu.

Hot n spicy morekuzhambu is ready to serve!!

Take hot white rice in a plate, add two to three ladle morekuzhambu and relish with any curry or pappad. 
This kuzhambu is one of the best side dish for hot paruppu sadam ( dhal rice ).

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