Majjiga Pulusu


A typical Andhra dish, it is made in most homes over weekends, when it can be enjoyed the most. πŸ™‚


1cup sour buttermilk
1tblsp gram flour
1/2 in piece of ginger
1/2 coconut, grated
4 green chillies
2 tsp coriander seeds
a pinch of turmeric
1 tsp salt

1tsp mustard seeds
1tsp fenugreek seeds (menthulu)

okra or bottle gourd


  • Mix a bit of gram flour to the buttermilk till smooth
  • Chop ginger, chillies, coconut and coriander seeds together and grind
    • Can add either water or buttermilk to make the paster
  • Add salt and turmeric to the buttermilk
  • In a wok, heat some oil and add the tadka
  • Once the mustard seeds pop, add to the buttermilk
  • For added flavour, okra or bottle gourd can be added. Boil the preferred vegetable, cool it and then add to the buttermilk.
  • Add the coconut mixture, curry leaves and coriander leaves to the buttermilk and set to cook on a low flame
  • Be sure to all ingredients before setting it to cook.

Serve hot with rice.

One response »

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