Mor Kulambu Recipe | HungryForever

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Mor Kuzhambu is commonly prepared in South India. It is easy to prepare and tastes great with hot steamed rice and potato fry.

Serves : 4

Prep&Cook Time : 20 mins.


  1. Pumpkin-Ash gourd- 1 cup cubed
  2. Thick Buttermilk- 3 cups (whisked)
  3. Turmeric Powder -1/4 tsp
  4. Salt as required

For Grinding

  1. Grated Coconut -1/2 cup (loosely packed)
  2. Green chillies- 4 -5
  3. Tur dal -1 tsp
  4. Coriander seeds- 2 tsp
  5. Cumin seeds-Jeera -1 tsp
  6. Raw rice -1/4 tsp

For the seasoning

  1. Coconut oil -1 tsp
  2. Mustard -1/2 tsp
  3. Curry leaves-little


  1. Take buttermilk in a vessel, add turmeric powder, needed salt and mix well.
  2. Now add the cooked pumpkin and the ground paste to the buttermilk. Mix well.
  3. Reduce the heat and boil (stirring) for 3–4 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Heat a tsp of coconut oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add curry leaves and pour the seasoning over the kulambu.
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice or adai.


  1. Instead of white pumpkin, colocasia (seppan kizhangu), chow-chow or ladies finger can be used. In case if you are using ladies finger, saute it in oil until well cooked and then add to the kulambu.

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