South Indian cuisine is a reservoir of so many lip-smacking delicacies that you might run out of time to cook but never out of options! With a bevy of delicacies that keep changing flavour, texture and aroma as you move from one region to another, south Indian cuisine never fails to amaze us. From a burst of fiery flavours in Chettinad to soothing and subtle ones in Mangalore and Karnataka, one can easily choose a dish based on their individual palates. And we bet you would never be disappointed!
And if you are a fan of light and cool curries with a hint of coconut, that can instantly refresh you on a hot and busy day, we have a perfect option for you. Pulissery is a yummy traditional buttermilk curry from Kerala that is perfect to serve in lunch along with some rice. It has zesty flavours from the spices and a smooth texture with refreshing buttermilk and cucumber tossed into it. It is also a part of Kerala's sadya meal served during one of Kerala's most important festivals, Onam.
(Also Read: 10 Best Onam Recipes)
While Pulissery, also known as moru curry, is easier to make without coconut but the traditional recipe in Kerala uses coconut, which also lends a unique flavour to the curry. Here we've got a simple, quick and absolutely yummy Pulissery recipe to try.
How To Make Pulissery | Pulissery Recipe
In a subtle blend of flavours, pulissery uses a fine paste of grated coconut, garlic, shallots, cumin seeds and green chillies. This fine paste is tossed in with cooked cucumber and buttermilk, and simmered on low flame. This aromatic curry is tempered with a splutter of mustard and fenugreek seeds along with red chillies and curry leaves. Doesn't it sound like a burst of flavours already?
Find the full recipe of pulissery here.
The best part is that this Kerala curry is cooked without any oil! Only the tempering uses coconut oil, that too minimal!
Serve this Kerala-style buttermilk curry hot with rice and a side of crispy vegetables!
Try pulissery at home for your next refreshing meal and share your experience with us in the comments section below.
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