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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Pacha Moru | Sambaram | Spiced Buttermilk | Moru Vellam

Pacha moru /Sambharam is a perfect thirst quencher on a hot sunny day after a tiring day.This doesn't need a blog post as such because there is no elaborate recipe attached to this.Its very famous in Kerala and I remember my grand father used to love this a lot.Last time,when I went to Kerala,I saw people selling buttermilk packets in train too,a hot seller in train journeys in the hot weather.In sadyas,this is one of the dishes and its really helpful for people who wish to try making this at home in a jiffy.Sambharam is spiced buttermilk with the addition of ginger,green chillies and flavored with shallots and curry leaves.If you haven't tasted this yet,do give this a try soon to feel energetic !!


Ingredients
yogurt /curd 1 cup
water 2 -2.5 cups
shallots 2-3 crushed
green chillies 3 crushed
ginger 1" piece crushed
curry leaves 1-2 sprigs
salt to taste


Method
  • Using a mortar & pestle,crush the peeled shallots,ginger,green chillies.Keep aside.
  • Add the yogurt to the blender jar,add water and pulse it 2-3 times to mix well.
  • Transfer this in a bowl,add the crushed shallots,ginger,green chillies.Add in curry leaves and salt.Mix well.
  • Leave for 10-15 minutes for the flavors to seep in.
  • Pour in glasses and enjoy !!

Servings~ 3.5 cups
NOTES
*The yogurt should be slightly sour to get the actual flavors.
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10 comments:

Jayanthi Sindhiya said... Best Blogger Tips

My dads favourite,great clicks

Sowmya Sundararajan said... Best Blogger Tips

Hey this my dad s favourite. Hope u are aware about the hindu mythological story behind samhaaram. It's believed that kaikeyi prepared this for dasarathA on a war field as an energy drink for rejuvenating and that's hoe he promised her boons and ramayana happened.

Rafeeda AR said... Best Blogger Tips

this looks just so good... ur morum vellam looks so glamorous!

Treat and Trick said... Best Blogger Tips

Great photos and love this fabulous drink!

beena stephen said... Best Blogger Tips

My favourite. Tempting clicks

Archana Potdar said... Best Blogger Tips

The pics are awesome. I will love this. Delicious.

Ruxana Gafoor said... Best Blogger Tips

awesome drink

Ela said... Best Blogger Tips

It looks delicious !

Meena Kumar said... Best Blogger Tips

Oh love sambharam.
What an irony alle we here think of drinking sambharam and nattile alkar are drinking cranberry juice these days :)

Unknown said... Best Blogger Tips

Super recipie