Moru Kalan Recipe

Curd is the main ingredient that goes into this curry with a dash of other spices and onions. Wonderful dish from Andhra Cusine.

2 c curd
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp fenugreek powder (methi powder)
1/2 tsp cumin powder (jeera powder)
A pinch of turmeric
1 small onion chopped
3 whole red chilies crushed
1 tblsp ginger garlic paste
A bunch of curry leaves

How to make moru kalan:

  • Heat oil in a pan and put in the mustard seeds.
  • Once they start spluttering, add the curry leaves and ginger garlic paste.
  • Sauté it for twoo minutes and add the chopped onion and red chilies.
  • Fry it for a few minutes and then add the dry powders.
  • Lower the heat and add the pre-beaten curd.
  • You will need to keep stirring it continuously to make sure that it does not boil.
  • Keep checking for steam and immediately remove from stove.
  • Add salt and mix well.
  • You can store it in glass jars in the refrigerator.