Monday, December 6, 2010

Ash Gourd Mor Kuzhambu

Hi friends,I was gone for a little over a week for a vacation in New York followed by hubby's training in Philly.Im back and i made this for our lunch with hot steamed rice.I love anything with yogurt and this is one of my favorite.

Ingredients :
Ash Gourd : 1 cup chopped
Coconut : 1/2 cup(fresh or frozen)
Yogurt/Curd : 1/2 cup
Green Chilli : 2
Tamarind : a inch piece
Fenugreek Seeds : 1tsp

For Tampering :
Coconut Oil : 2tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1tsp
Cumin/Jeera : 2tsp
Red Chilli : 1
Curry Leaves :5

1.Boil the ash gourd pieces with water till its soft.
2.Grind the coconut,green chilli and tamarind.Beat the yogurt with a whisk.
3.Add the grounded paste to ash gourd and boil it with low flame.
4.Add the fenugreek seeds,yogurt and mix well.
5.Boil the mixture till the heat through.Add salt and mix well.
6.In a seperate pan,in coconut oil,add the tampering one by one.When splutters pour in to mor kulambu and enjoy with hot rice.
Best if paired with roasted potatoes.

Sending this to Food Palette Series -White hosted by Torveiw.

Some photos i captured in my eyes and also in my camera.


  1. Beautiful clicks, mor kuzhambu makes me hungry..

  2. Nice clicks. Mor kuzhambu looks delicious.

  3. I love anything with yogurt too n this looks delicious:)
    Beautiful shots!

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  4. hey nice pics swapna...hope you had a blast..! enjoy...

  5. wow, that curry looks delicious and your pictures are simply amazing :)

  6. looks so comforting! thnx for sharing such beautiful NY pics.

  7. yummy more kuzhambu and nice clicks !

  8. Glad u had a lovely trip :)

    Morkozhumbu prep is quite similar... we include a fat pinch of turmeric too...

  9. Delicious Curry! Thanks for sharing these beautiful pics :-)

  10. NY is always refreshing, so is your yogurt curry. Love it.