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    A simple Vegetarian Indian Curry that is a daily cooked in many Kerala households. Morru means curd/ dahi, recipe is  similar to Gujarati Dahi Curry. gujrati dahi curry made with Besan+ curd and Morru curry is combination with curd & Coconut milk…..both are best with Rice Combo.


   For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
(2 Timothy 1:7)
क्योंकि परमेश्वर ने हमें भय की नहीं पर सामर्थ, और प्रेम, और संयम की आत्मा दी है।


  • Winter melon(Kumbalanga) – 1/4 kg


    Yogurt (Dahi )- 1 cup
    Coconut (grated) – 1/2 cup
    Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp 
    Greenchillies – 3 nos
    Cuminseeds (Jeerakam) – 1/4 tsp
    Red chilly powder – 1/4 tsp
    Mustardseeds – 1/4 tsp
    Dry red chilly – 2 nos
    Shallots – 4 nos
    Fenugreek seeds (Uluva) – 1/4 tsp
    Curry leaves – Few
    Salt – As reqd
    Coconut oil / Oil – As req


  •  cut winter melon into medium sized pieces.
  • Cook it with  turmeric powder, red chilly powder, salt and water.
  • Grind grated coconut with shallots, cumin seeds  and green chillies.
  • Add the ground coconut mixture to the cooked winter melon. Allow it to cook in a low flame.
  • Beat the yogurt and add it to the cooked winter melon and stir well and remove from heat
  • Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds, dry chilly , curry leaves and fenugreek seeds. Add it to the curry. serve with rice 


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