Friday, May 5, 2017

Vendakkai Mor Kozhambu / Lady's Finger Mor Kuzhambu /Buttermilk Gravy

This is an authentic kozhambu which goes well with steaming hot rice


Ingredients
Part 1 - Items for Soaking
  • Toor Dhal - 1 tablespoon
  • Channa Dhal - 1 tablespoon
  • Rice - 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds - very little
  • Curry leaves - few


Part 2 - Items for Grinding (along with Part 1 soaked items)
  • Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Green Chillies - 5
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeera - 1 teaspoon
Part 3 - Kozhambu
  • Fresh Curd - 1/2 liter
  • Salt - 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coconut oil - 2 teaspoons
  • Lady's Fingers - 10 nos (cut into 1 inch pieces)
Part 4 - Seasoning
  • Coconut Oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Red Chilly - 1
  • Curry leaves - few
Method
Step 1 - Soaking and Grinding
  • Soak the Part 1 items for 15 minutes
  • Add Part 2 items and grind it to a smooth paste

Soak it for about 15 minutes
Step 2 - Curd and Lady's Finger
  • Heat coconut oil in a kadai and fry lady's fingers
  • Keep it aside
  • Take curd in a bowl / vessel
  • Add salt and turmeric.Beat / Churn it well 


Step 3 - Morkozhambu
  • Add the ground paste (prepared in step 1) to the curd
  • Blend it smooth
  • Heat it on a medium flame till it forms a fr oath on top / boils like milk
  • Lower the flame
  • Add the cooked lady's fingers and mix well
  • Boil it once and switch off the stove


Step 4 - Seasoning
  • Heat coconut oil in a small kadai
  • Season with mustard, red chilly and curry leaves
  • Pour it over Mor Kozhambu

Yummy Mor Kozhambu is ready