Moru Kalan |Kurukku Kalan – Onam sadya recipe

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 25m
  • Ready In: 20m

Moru Kalan| Kurukku Kalan

Tangy curd curry with Banana/Yam.

Moru kalan or kurukku kalaln is the authentic kerala festival recipe. This thick curd curry is an inevitable part of Onam feast. We used to make moru curry in many forms like kachimoru,kurukku kalan,moru curry etc… Kurukku kalan is a thick gravy type curry. In this recipe,I used plantain for making this kurkku kalan. You can also use ash gourd and yam for making this curry. I have already posted Moru Curry,Drumstick Curd Curry,Kachi Moru/Moru kachiyathu. You can also get onam sadya recipes collection here. Hope you all will like this recipes.












1/2 kg of Banana/Yam
1/4 kg of Curd
2 cup of Grated coconut
3 no of Green chilli
1/2 spn. of Turmeric Powder
1 pinch of Chilli Powder
1/2 spn. of cumin seeds.
1 spn. of Oil
1/2 spn. of Mustard seeds
1/4 spn. of Fenugreek seeds
2 springs of Curry leaves


Step 01

Cut banana/yam in to big pieces.Half boil this with very little amount of water. Add turmeric powder,chilli powder and salt.

Step 02

Grind coconut well with green chilli and cumin seeds. Add little water while grinding. Grind to smooth paste.

Step 03

Add curd to the banana,notice there should not have water in the pot. Cook well till the curry thickens. Stir continuously.

Step 04

Add grounded coconut and mix well. Do not boil the curry. Switch off the flame.
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Heat oil in a pan . Splutter mustard seeds. Add curry leaves,red chillies and fenugreek. Fry for a while.

Step 06

Add this seasoning to kalan and mix well. Cover the pan and serve after 5 minutes.

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