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Instant Mor kuzhambu
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Instant Mor Kuzhambu recipe

Easy to make South Indian hotel style Mor kuzhambu
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Keyword: South indian gravy, South Indian lunch recipes
Servings: 4
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 1 and 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 red chilis
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 thinly sliced onions
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder

To Grind

  • 3 green chilis
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp besan | kadalaimaavu
  • 3 tbsp coconut
  • ½ cup water


  • In a mixie jar add 3 green chilis, coconut, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tbsp besan and ½ cup water.
  • Grind this into a smooth paste.
  • In a pan add oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves and broken red chilis.
  • Once the mustard splutters add the thinly sliced onions.
  • Cook till it becomes translucent.
  • Now add the ground paste.
  • Let this cook for 2- 3 minutes.
  • You can add ½ more cup of water at this stage if necessary.
  • Now add the 1.5 cups of buttermilk to this. Let the buttermilk be medium thick and not too watery.
  • Add turmeric powder and salt.
  • Mix well and cook in a medium flame.
  • Let this froth up and come to one boil.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Instant mor kuzhambu is ready.
  • Serve with hot rice.



1. We are not adding any veggies to the mor kuzhambu, if needed you can add roasted ladies finger.
2. Do not add the besan | kadalai maavu more than the quantity mentioned.
3. Instant mor kuzhambu pairs well with any spicy curry of your choice.