Mor Kuzhambu

3 from 1 vote

Mor kozhambu is a traditional Tamil version of kadhi. Made by grinding coconut and tuvar dal, it tastes best when headed with plain boiled tuvar dal and rice with a teaspoonful of ghee.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Served AsLunch
Recipe Taste Salty
Servings 2


  • 2 cup Buttermilk thick
  • 1/4 cup Coconut
  • 2 teaspoon toor dal Soaked
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 3 Green chili
  • 2 teaspoon Coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Hing
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • Water as required
  • 1-2 teaspoon Salt or as per taste


  • Beat the buttermilk a little to make it free flowing. Add salt to taste.
  • Grind the coconut, green chillies, cumin seeds and soaked tuvar dal with a little water to make a fine paste. Add the paste to the buttermilk.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and let it cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove from stove and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds, hing and curry leaves. Once they splutter, add to the cooked buttermilk. Enjoy hot with rice and ghee.


  • Dont overcook the buttermilk.

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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 264 kcal | Carbohydrates: 22 g | Protein: 10 g | Fat: 16 g | Saturated Fat: 11 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 26 mg | Sodium: 1647 mg | Potassium: 383 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 15 g | Vitamin A: 442 IU | Vitamin C: 29 mg | Calcium: 297 mg | Iron: 1 mg

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