Maa Vathal Mor Kuzhambu Recipe
A yogurt based gravy using whole dry raw mango that's served along with rice.
Whole dry mango - 1/2
Onion - 1
Curd or Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Mor milagai or Sun dried curd chilies - 4
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 tsp
Soak whole dry mango piece in enough water. Rest overnight.
Grind the mango piece using the water soaked to a smooth paste in a mixie jar.
Mix the ground paste in yogurt (curd), add 1/4 cup water, mix well and keep it ready.
Heat a pan with oil. Add mustard seeds and let it splutter.
Break the mor milagai into small pieces. Add it to the pan and fry till it becomes golden brown and crunchy.
Add finely chopped onion, curry leaves, asafoetida and cook till the onions turns pink.
Add yogurt mixture, turmeric powder, salt and mix well.
Let it come to a boil and switch off stove.
Serve hot with rice.
The maa vathal and the mor milagai (curd chilies) both has salt, so keep that in mind while adding salt to the final dish.