How to make Mor Koolu -

Cooling curd rice with tempering of chillies and curry leaves.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Rice (चावल), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Rice

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Mor Koolu

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mor Koolu Recipe

  • Rice soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • Yogurt to taste

  • Yogurt whisked 3 cups

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Dried red chilli broken 1

  • Curry leaves 8-10


Step 1

Cook rice in three cups of water until the rice is cooked and water is absorbed.

Step 2

Allow the rice to cool a little bit.

Step 3

Add salt, yogurt, green chillies, onion and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non stick pan and add mustard seeds.

Step 5

When they splutter, add red chilli and curry leaves. Sauté for few seconds and add this to the rice.

Step 6

Mix well and serve.

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