Spicy South Indian Buttermilk Curry/Mor Vadai Kuzhambu

Buttermilk Curry/Mor Kuzhambu is a typical southindian  meal we can add veggies like pumpkin okra or eggplant its up to your taste we normally add vadas to this curry and serve for lunch along with aloo fry...

Recipe Demo Video Buttermilk Curry...

750 ML Curds
2 Tbsp Channa dal/Split Chickpeas
1 Tbsp Rice
6 Green Chillies
3 Inch Pieces Fresh Coconut
1 Inch Ginger
1+1 Tbsp Cumin
1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 Tsp Black Gram Dal
2 Dried Red Chilly
1/4 + 1/4 Tsp Asafoetida
1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
3 Sprigs Curry Leaves
Salt as per taste
Oil for tempering
  • Wash and soak gramdal and rice in water for 1 hours.
  • Pour the yogurt/curds in to a heavy bottom pot add turmeric 1/4 Tsp asafotida 1 sprig curry leaves and salt whisk and reserve.
  • In a mixer jar add chillies ginger coconut 1 tbsp cumin soaked rice and gramdal add little water and grind to a smooth paste.
  • Transfer the masala paste to the yogurt mixture add 1 cup of water and 1 cup milk whisk thoroughly. 
  • Place the pot on medium flame keep whisking and bring to a boil once the yogurt mixture froths and boils remove from flame.
  • Heat a fry pan with 2 Tbsp oil add mustard seeds black gram dal cumin and asafoetida once mustards and cumin splutters add red chilly and curry leaves fry a bit and add to curry...you can serve curry as it is or add vadas to it...
Recipe Link for Medu Vada please click here
  • Take prepared vadas soak in luke warm water a bit press the excess water out then add to the curry do not stir fast the vadas will break serve right away with hot rice...Enjoy...:)
  • Always check if  yogurt is sour if we boil it will get even more sour its always best to add a cup of milk and whisk the yogurt before placing on flame.


  1. Beautifully done, who can resist to this wonderful and droolworthy vada mor kuzhambu..Mouthwatering here..

  2. Im a big fan of indian currys I will have to try this one !



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