Hi Tamil New year day or as we say Varusha pirappu signifies the start of a new year and is celebrated in most tamil household with the usual prayers and festive food and Mor kuzhambu(mor means curd) is a must on most festive days.MyFestive platter is like this Mor Kuzhzmbu
Curds 2 cups
White Pumpkin 1/2 cup
To be ground into a paste
Coconut scrapping 1/4 cup
Green chillies 2-3
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Ginger 1/4 " piece
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida 1/4 cup
Curry leaves few
Cut the white pumpkin into small pieces
Whip the curds and keep aside
Grind all the ingredients under the "Ground Paste" and mix it well with the curds.
Heat a pan with oil.
Add mustard and when it splutters add cumin , asafoetida and curry leaves and saute.
Now put the cut pumpkin pieces into it and saute well for 5 minutes so that the vegetable cook well. Now add the curd ground paste mixture to this and cook it a very low flame for 4-5 minutes only If you cook for a longer time, then the whole mixture tends to become watery.Should never boil
Serve with rice and curry of your choice
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