Moru Curry without Coconut


Moru Curry without Coconut is a traditional styled yogurt based curry dish that goes well with hot rice. Moru or Buttermilk is seasoned with spicy ingredients. Moru Curry without Coconut is an everyday dish is almost all Malayalee homes. The tangy flavored curry dish is an irresistible curry dish that goes well with rice. No Sadhya or special occasion is ever complete without the curd dish. Curd is a coolant and the dish is very soothing and comforting to your tummy. This is one of the easiest dishes that can be prepared with simple readily available ingredients in your home. You can explore a well detailed curd dish here.

Moru Curry without Coconut

Moru Curry without Coconut

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


For seasoning:


  • For preparing the tasty curd dish, take a pan, heat 1 tbsp coconut oil & saute ginger & garlic till dark brown.
  • Add green chillies & saute. Remove from stove. Once the pan is removed from fire, add fenugreek powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder & chilly powder to the pan. Mix well. Next add yogurt to the pan and mix well.
  • Now keep the pan back on the stove & heat on very low flame. Keep stirring.
  • Cook till you see steam appear on the surface of the pot. Once done keep the pot aside.
  • For seasoning, heat 1 tbsp coconut oil, break mustard seeds, add 2 dry red chillies and 1 sprig curry leaves.
  • Add the above seasoning to the kept aside yogurt mix. Check salt and add more if required. Mix well.
  • Serve with rice.
  • Note: 1)If you prefer moru curry in a more dilute form, you can add water. Beat the yogurt in a mixer, or you can beat it manually with a spoon. Add water as required.


You can visit this link Vellarikka Chakka Kuru Curry. You can also explore this dish Kumbalanga Moru Curry.
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