How to make Morru - Spiced buttermilk.

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Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Cumin Seeds (जीरा)

Cuisine : Tamil Nadu

Course : Beverages

Morru

The highly developed and sensitive palates of the Tamilians are well chronicled in the Sangam classics. They believe that food should ideally cater to all the six tastes - bitter, pungent, sweet, salty, sour and astringent.
Tamil Nadu has a wide variety of delicious food both for the vegetarians as well as the non-vegetarians, though most of it is made of grains, lentils, rice and vegetables. Spices are added to give a distinctive taste. Rice has been the staple diet of the Tamilians, an inculcated habit, due to the large-scale cultivation of the crop in the state.
Chettinad cuisine, a speciality in Tamil Nadu, is famous for its hot and spicy non-vegetarian food.   A part of the Mudaliar community is non-vegetarians and its cuisine is delightfully spicy without being too hot. Wet masalas are generally used, the main ingredients being fresh coconut paste and ground ginger-garlic.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Morru Recipe

  • Yogurt 300 millilitres

  • Cumin Seeds 600 millilitres

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Turmeric powder a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few

Preparation

Step 1


Dilute the yogurt with the water and mix well. Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the cumin seeds. When they crackle add the asafoetida, turmeric, salt and coriander leaves.

Step 2


Sauté for a minute. Pour the mixture into the buttermilk and chill before serving.

Also try out these recipes from Tamil Nadu Cuisine like Nilgiri Kiwi Cashewnut Korma, Phool Gobhi Sambhari, Kothamalli Thuvayal, Veppalai Katti.

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