curd chillies
Last Updated : Dec 22,2020

What is Curd chillies? Glossary | Benefits, Uses, Recipes with Curd chillies |
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Also known as
More Mallakai, Mor Mollaga

What is curd chillies?

Curd chillies are a hot delicacy served as a substitute for pickle forming a part of menu of South Indian meals. They are dried chillies which are white in colour. On frying, they turn black in colour. To prepare them at home follow the simple recipe:

Soak hot green chillies in a curd and salt solution in the proportion of 1:1 for 4 parts of chillies. Once they are tender, dry them thoroughly till they turn white in colour. Fry in oil till they turn black in colour and serve with curd rice etc.

How to select curd chillies

Curd chillies are available in supermarkets as well as local stores. Ensure the packaging is sealed and check the manufacturing and expiry date before purchasing.

Culinary Uses of curd chillies

· Curd chillies are fried in oil till crisp and served with plain boiled rice or curd rice with sambhar.
· They are stuffed with sesame seeds which are called majjiga mirapakayalu in South India and is served extensively with sambhar.
· Curd chillies can be tempered with cumin , mustard seeds and pinch of turmeric to be served with the meals.
· Fried curd chillies can be added to rice flour upmas.

How to store curd chillies

Curd chillies should be stored in dry, cool place kept in air-tight containers away from moisture.

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curd chillies
 on 28 Feb 19 02:38 PM

Sir, I want to purchase curd chillied. Kindly let me know can I purchase without registring. N.dwarakanath
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Tarla Dalal    Hello sir, They are available online on websites like Amazon.
05 Mar 19 04:55 PM
curd chillies
 on 07 Oct 18 02:25 PM

Living as an expat in the Middle East I encountered this item. It is actually very good. It can be microwaved for 10-15 secs and the chilies will puff up and have a crunchy feel to it. It can used to fire up achar (pickle vegetables) I even infuse vinegar, soy sauce with this very ingredients.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Anthony, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
08 Oct 18 09:02 AM