Moru Curry (Plant based)

Moru Curry (Plant based)

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Moru Curry (Plant based) – is a traditional South Indian style yoghurt curry made by tempering yoghurt in fragrant onions, curry leaves and turmeric mixture.

This is one of those recipes, which I keep for my lazy days. This Plant based Moru curry is so simple to make and come out of the kitchen in 15 minutes and absolutely delicious.

Being an Indian, dairy is something that is close to my childhood memories and quitting it feels like taking away a part of me that I know.

If you are on my blog site for the first time I want to add a disclaimer that, I am not a vegan or vegetarian. But I try my best to eat more plant-based as I always did growing up. I prefer to eat intuitively.

Been wanting to see if I replaced a recipe which uses dairy with plant based alternative for sometime now. Hence, I used soy yoghurt to make simple plant based moru curry traditionally made with dairy based yoghurt.

How does it taste ? why replace dairy ?

The taste to be 100 % honest, I didn’t find any difference. Nutritionally Also seems they both are rich in protein and calcium and live culture.

Now, Why replace Dairy – Many people have many reasons. Further to what I have said in the beginning of the blog, it is a great option for lactose intolerant people. And may be now there is an alternative to Dairy so why not make a switch where ever possible ?. Seems Healthier for the planet too.

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How to eat

Serve this Yoghurt Curry / Dahi Curry with Hot Rice, Papad and pickle. I served with spicy Yam roast.

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Ingredients required to make this Moru Curry (Plant based)

  1. 200 gms Soy Yoghurt
  2. 1 cup peeled Shallots or small onions
  3. 1.5 tbsp Coconut oil
  4. 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  5. Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  6. 2-3 no.s Dry Red chillies
  7. 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  8. A few Fresh Curry leaves
  9. Salt to taste
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Notes

Replace the Soy Yoghurt with any plant based yoghurt and enjoy the recipe.

Check out other Popular – Easy Plant based Recipes below,

Vegetable Rice ( Brinji Recipe ) – Perfect for a weeknight get together

Mushroom Tofu Gyozas

Sweet Potato and soy Kebabs (vegan recipe)

Kadai Tofu Recipe | Vegan Tofu and Capsicum stirfry – Spicy tofu recipe, works in a wrap for dinner.

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How to make Moru Curry (Plant based)

  • Take a bowl, add the soy yoghurt to it, mix it with a spoon until there are no lumps.

Add salt and mix well and keep aside.

Heat a pan, to medium heat, add coconut oil, mustard seeds, cumin and allow it to sputter.

Add fInely sliced onions, dry red chillies (Broken), turmeric powder, Curry leaves

Add dried red chillies and cook until the onions are softened and slightly golden.

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Turn off the flame and add it to the yoghurt. Stir well, check for salt and add if needed.

Serve with rice.

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Moru Curry (Plant based)

Moru Curry (Plant based)

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 3 People

Ingredients
  

  • 200 gms Soy Yoghurt
  • 1 cup peeled Shallots or small onions
  • 1.5 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2-3 no.s Dry Red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • A few Fresh Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Take a bowl, add the soy yoghurt to it, mix it with a spoon until there are no lumps.
  • Add salt and mix well and keep aside.
  • Heat a pan, to medium heat, add coconut oil, mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Later add cumin seeds allow it to sizzle on low flame for a few seconds.
  • Add fInely sliced onions, dry red chillies (Broken), turmeric powder, Curry leaves and cook until the onions are softened and slightly golden.
  • Turn off the flame and add it to the yoghurt. Stir well, check for salt and add if needed.
  • Serve with rice.
Keyword healthy, healthy recipes, Plant Based, soy recipes, vegan

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