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Moru Curry without Coconut

Moru Curry without Coconut

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


  • 1” piece Ginger julienne
  • 4 cloves garlic julienne
  • 2 nos Green chillies slit
  • 1 pinch Fenugreek powder Uluva
  • 1 pinch Cumin powder Jeerakam
  • 1 pinch Chilly powder
  • 2 small Yogurt beat well with a spoon breaking any lumps
  • 2 tbsp Coconut oil

For seasoning:

  • Mustard seeds Few
  • 2 nos Dry red chillies
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  • 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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