Nellikka Moru Curry / Gooseberries in Yogurt Gravy


Back in my hometown Kerala, moru curry is a staple at most homes!
This is such a simple curry with just two main ingredients Yogurt or buttermilk and Coconut and makes a perfect n soothing accompaniment with rice .
You can add veggies as well like melons ,yams or more flavoring like shallots, garlic and ginger and make it even richer and yummier!
I chose to add some ground gooseberries and made my father’s favorite Nellikka Moru curryJ


Nellikka Moru Curry

 Ingredients
  • 3 Gooseberries
  • ¼ Cup grated Coconut
  • ½ Cup Yogurt
  • 1 Green Chilly
  • ½ tspn Cumin’s
  • Salt to taste
  • For tempering
  • 1 tspn Oil
  • ½ tspn Mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves

Directions
  • Roughly chop the gooseberries and discard the seeds
  • Grind the coconut, cumin seeds, green chilly and gooseberries to a fine paste
  • Add two tablespoon water ,salt and beat the yogurt well.
  • Heat a pan and add the beaten yogurt and stir well and cook for 2-3 minutes
  • Add the ground paste and cook for another 2-3 minutes until it is foamy.
  • Remove from the flame and prepare the tempering by heating the oil in a wok.
  • Add in the mustard seeds to the hot oil, once it starts to crackle add the curry leave sauté for few seconds.
  • Add the tempering to the Yogurt gravy and stir well.

Off this goes to Kerala Kitchen hosted by  Prathibha
 

18 Comments:

  1. Very unique recipe,nice presentation too.

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  2. Ramya, raavile thanne kothippichullo :-) Moru Curry is one of my fav and nellikka moru curry is even better. nice clicks n well presented :-)
    Hey u can this to KK Kitchen event as well..

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    1. :-) Ha ha..Thank u !
      I have send the entry to KK:-)

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  3. perfect recipe for to beat the heat

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  4. Nice pictures and a very nice recipe

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  5. Can't resist this, am having some frozen berries, will try this out..

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  6. Wow this sounds and looks yum...perfect for summer

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  7. Very innovative, I have never heard of gooseberries in a curry. Great photos

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  8. Moru curry adipoli, ente life savior annu.

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  9. The clicks make me drool here.loved the colour n tatsy too.......
    MAha

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  10. Such a cooling and yummy dish.

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  11. Very Innovative and refreshing drink..

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  12. this is new to me adding gooseberries. Thanks will do so.

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  13. This must be great and can also be included for Onam sadya..

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  14. wow perfect recipe for this climate,love to finish it:)

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