By Bethica Das  |  3rd Jan 2018  |  
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About Morkali Recipe

This is a simple and an easy porridge made with rice flour and sour buttermilk. It is a traditional recipe from Tamilnadu and is served as breakfast. They can be relished as it is but they tastes delicious when had with pickles, coconut chutney, tomato chutney, curd chilies or idli podi (Gun powder).

Morkali is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Morkali by Bethica Das is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Morkali is a dish which comes from Tamil Nadu cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 3 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Morkali takes 5 minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Morkali make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Morkali will be the best option for you. The flavor of Morkali is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Morkali at your weekends and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Morkali

  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 2 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • salt to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 2 dry red chilies, broken
  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp. chana dal (Bengal gram lentil)
  • 1 tsp. split urad (black gram)
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 2-3 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  • tomato chutney, coconut chutney or idli podi to serve

How to make Morkali

  1. In a bowl, whisk together rice flour, buttermilk and salt. Keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds, cumin seeds and whole dry red chilies. Allow it to splutter.
  2. Add chana dal, urad dal, curry leaves, green chilies and asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds and add the rice-buttermilk mix.
  3. Keep stirring continuously on a medium flame till it gets thick and leaves the sides of the pan.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with tomato chutney, coconut chutney or some idli podi (Gun powder) sprinkled over it.

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