I’m sharing the Vendakkai Mor Kozhambu recipe today which I quite enjoyed with rice and thoran. Vendakkai means okra, Mor means Buttermilk and Kozhambu means curry. So, this is a curry made with buttermilk cooked with okra and coconut and other simple ingredients. You can serve this dish with some steamed rice.
MOr kozhumbu is also known as mor curry in Kerala. There are lot of similarities in food and culture of 4 states of South India. You can serve this Mor kozhumbu with cabbage thoran. Click here for recipe. Vendakkai Mor Kozhambu is very easy to make and I’m sure you will love it too. So, check out the detailed recipe.
vendakkai Mor Kozhambu
- Okra - 10
- Curd/dahi -1 cup
- Green Chilies – 2
- Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
- Fresh grated Coconut- 1/2 cup
- Mustard Seeds -1/2 tsp
- fenugreek Seeds – 1/2 tsp
- Curry leaves – 1 sprig
- Turmeric Powder -1/4 tsp
- salt to taste
- Coconut Oil – 2 tbsp
Clean and Chop okra in 1/2 inch pieces. Add 1 tbsp coconut oil in a sauce pan and stir-fry okra for few minutes.
Grind coconut with green chilies,cumin seeds with little water to make a smooth paste.
Blend curd with 1 cup of water nicely to make buttermilk.
Add the grounded paste, turmeric powder, buttermilk in the sauce pan. Mix well and bring it to boiling point.
When it starts boiling add salt to taste, mix it well and remove from flame.
In a small frying pan, add oil and mustard seeds.
When mustard seeds splutter, add fenugreek seeds and curry leaves and fry for few seconds and add this to the curry.
Serve it warm with rice.