Kerala Pulissery Recipe for Sadhya/Moru curry with coconut/ Kachiya moru for Onam Sadhya

Pulissery or Kachiya moru(Butter milk curry)

Pulissery or Kachiya moru(Butter milk curry) is the most common and unavoidable curry for all malayali lunch(meals).So adding arecipe for this most common curry is not valid.Also you all know how to make this tasty curry for normal lunch meals or sadhyas. But i'm simply adding this recipe as part of my Onam Sadhya Recipes.

Pulissery Recipe for Kerala Sadhya

1.Butter milk(Thick curd with little water)- 2 cups
2.Coconut - 1/2 cup
3.Jeera/Cumin - 2 pinch
4.Garlic - 1 small pod
5.Green chilli - 1
6.Ginger - 1 small piece

                                                              Grinding -pic 2

  1. Mustard - 2 pinch
  2. Fenugreek seeds(Uluva)- 1/2 pinch
  3. Shallots(small onion) 2-3
  4. Curry leaves - 1-2 leaflets
  5. Dry Red Chilli - 2
  6. Salt - to taste

                                                            Seasoning - pic 3

  • Grind all ingredients given in the ingredient list for grinding.(pic 2)
  •  Take a pan, switch on the flame to medium level,add 2 tb sp oil,when it gets warm,add mustard(when it splutters)add fenugreek seeds,followed by cut shallots,dry red chilli and curry leaves.
  • When it is fried add the coconut paste with little turmeric powder and fry.
  • Reduce to a low flame and add 1 cup of thick butter milk to the coconut paste mixture.Stir slowly and continuously until steam comes from the moru curry.Add salt to taste.
  • Don't over heat this curry,the consistency will change.So always stir in a low flame and remove from heat when it is done.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and serve with Kerala rice.

                                       Pulissery for Kerala Sadhya

 1.If you like,you can add  cooked white pumpkin(vellarika) or pappaya pieces to the moru curry or pulissery

For More similar recipes,Please click the link below

1.Chakka kuru manga curry#Jack fruit seed with Raw mango curry #Thani nada curry.Click the link for recipe.

2.Mampazha Pulissery recipe

3.Kerala Thrissur Special Pacha Manga curry

4.Kalan recipe

Happy Cooking Kottayam Kitchen


  1. I used yogurt instead of what we (in the U.S.) call buttermilk. Also, it would be nice if you could add a print button. Thx :)

    1. yeah i'm using home made yogurt/curd.It doesn't matter,I simply used the term buttermilk.Also i will try to add the print version.Thanks for your kind words and stopping here..:-)

  2. Loved this recipe.I made d best moru curry ever thanks to u

  3. Well, your article was really nice and easy to prepare. I had also done the same Moru Kootan Recipe in my style of preparation and please look at my recipe also, Sure you will like it. Check out my recipe

    1. Thank you.Really appreciate your kind words.Your moru curry looks thick and creamy.Hungry for ever is your personal blog or a community.Just curious to know


Post a Comment

Thank you for stopping by and I really appreciate your valuable comments and feedback.
Thanks n Regards,

Kottayam Kitchen