Saturday, August 04, 2012

Vellarikka moru curry ( Cucumber & curd curry)-വെള്ളരിക്ക മോര് കറി

Vellarikka/ Kerala Cucumber-250gm
(Cucumber or Ashgourd can be used) 
Jeerakam/cumin seed- 1pinch
Curd -1 1/2cup

Green chilly-3
Dry red chilly-4
Uluva/ Fenugreek seed-1 pinch
Chilly powder-1/2teaspoon
Mustard seed- 1pinch

Grated coconut-1/2cup
Salt-for taste

OIl- 1 table spoon

Curry leaves
Vellarikka (Kerala Cucumber)

Grind grated coconut, cumin seed, shallots(3no’s) & green chilly with little water to a fine paste & keep it aside.

Remove the skin of Ash gourd/ Cucumber , cut it into small cubes. Cook cucumber  with turmeric, chilly powder ,little salt and water till it becomes tender. Now add the grinded paste to this and mix well. Stir the mix in low flame till its raw smell goes. Now add curd to this and mix well .Stir it  until steam come from top(don’t boil it ). 
 Heat oil in a pan and add fenugreek seed (uluva),mustard seed, curry leaves ,shallots(5) & dry red chilly to this one by one &saute it. Turn off flame and add this to the above curd mixture and mix well. Vellarikka moru curry or Kumbalanga pulisserry is ready.