Vellarikkai Mor Kuzhambu | Cucumber Mor Kulambu

Vellarikkai Mor Kuzhambu | Cucumber Mor Kulambu recipe

Vellarikai Mor Kuzhambu | Cucumber mor kulambu

Vellarikkai mor kuzhambu | Cucumber Mor kulambu is a delectable south Indian mor kulambu (curd based gravy) variety made with cucumber, slightly whipped curd and special coconut masala paste.

It is a very simple, quick recipe which not only tastes delicious but also a perfect respite for scorching summer heat.Check out the recipe below.


Vellarikkai(Cucumber) -1 cup (chopped to cubes )
Slightly whipped curd -1 1/2 cups
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil -1 tsp
Red chilly -1 no
Asafoetida a pinch
Curry leaves few

Grind Together

Grated coconut -1/4 cup
Roasted gram (pottu kadalai)-1 1/2 tbsps
Green chillies - 4 -5 nos
Ginger -1 inch piece
Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp

Recipe Video


👉 Scrape the skin of the cucumber and chop it into bite sized cubes set aside.

👉Grind the ingredients for the masala to a fine paste adding little water, set aside.

👉Now in a vessel mix the whipped curd, little water (donot make it too thin), ground masala, salt and keep it ready .

👉Heat oil in a kadai add mustard seeds, red chilly, asafoetida, curry leaves and allow it to splutter. Add chopped cucumber sprinkle little water and cook covered for 5 mins or until the cucumber is 3/4 th done.

👉Pour the buttermilk mixture.

👉Check for salt .Bring the kulambu to a boil and immediately remove from fire ( donot overcook the kulambu )serve hot with rice.

Preparation time -15 mins

This kulambu must be slightly thick and not watery.

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