Monday, 24 December 2012

More Kuzhambu is one of a very popular sauce or side for rice across southern part of India. Kerala Style More Kuzhambu is one a simple recipe made with thick curd. This makes better when you make with winter melon or white gourd or okra or pumpkin. More Kuzhambu will be more delicious than plain curd, and it is really good for digestion.

The making of this recipe differs in both the states. The one which is given below is how it is made in kerala. This is a simple curry when it served with hot meen curry will be very delicious. 

  • Curd- 1 Cup
  • Okra - 2 Chopped (Optional)
  • Winter Melon/White gourd - Chopped (1/4 Cup)
  • Tomato- 1 Chopped
  • Salt – To taste
  • Oil- As needed
To Grind:
  • Shredded Coconut- 1 Cup
  • Garlic Pieces- 3 Nos
  • Turmeric Powder- 1/4 Tspn
  • Cumin Seeds(Jeera/Jeeragam)- 1/2 Tspn
To Temper:
  • Mustard- 1/2 Tspn
  • Curry Leaves- 5 Nos
  • Dry Red Chillies- 2 Nos
  • Grind all the ingredients under the items in To Grind list to fine paste and keep aside.
  • Mix the paste in the curd with little water with salt and keep aside.
  • In a pan, pour oil and add all the item under To Temper list, and add the okra and Winter Melon/White gourd, add little water(just to bake this veggies) and cook for 10 minutes covering with a lid. Add the mixed curd in this and keep in low flame just for 2 minutes or until the sides starts boiling, transfer to serving bowl.

"Do not keep the mixture in the stove for long time, as it won’t taste good.
While adding the paste to the curd, the texture should be thick else it may turn out watery.
Adding okra is optional. ."



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