Today I am back with a super quick recipe from Karnataka. Quick Majjige Huli / Yogurt curry is a lip smacking curry that can be whipped up in just 10 minutes. This works great when you have run out of vegetables or want to enjoy something healthy and yummy. Serve with Rice , sandige and uppinakayi.Absolute bliss when served for lunch or dinner.

What is Majjige Huli?

Majjige Huli is a yogurt based curry from Karnataka. Some recipes call for Soaked and ground channa dal. It is usually made with vegetables like bottle gourd , lady finger, brinjal, Ash Gourd ,Ivy Gourd and Cucumber. A quick version can be made with just coconut and yogurt . It is absolutely delicious and one of my most favourite dish.

Main Ingredients for Quick Majjige Huli / Yogurt curry:

  • Yogurt:I have used thick home made yogurt. You can use greek yogurt too.
  • Freshly Grated Coconut: Freshly grated coconut adds a nice texture and taste to this dish.
  • Chillies : Add both green and dry red chillies. I have used Curd chilli too.
  • Curry Leaves : Adds a nice aroma to the dish.
  • Salt: I have used Himalayan Pink Salt. You can use your regular salt here.
  • For Tempering : I have used Oil ,Jeera , mustard seeds , Whole Urad ,Curd Chilli,Turmeric.

Recipe for Quick Majjige Huli / Yogurt curry:

  • Author: Preethi Prasad
  • Prep Time : 5 Mins
  • Cook Time : 10 Mins
  • Total Time : 15 mins
  • Course : Curries / Accompaniment
  • Cuisine : Indian

Equipment Used:

  • Wide bottom Pan
  • Spatula

Ingredients for Quick Majjige Huli / Yogurt curry:

For Tempering :

  • 2 Tsp Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Mustard
  • 1 Tsp Whole Urad dal
  • 1/2 Tsp Jeera
  • 4 Dry Red Chilli
  • 3 Dried Curd Chillies.
  • Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric

Other Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Coriander
  • 3/4 Cup Freshly Grated Coconut
  • Salt
  • 1 Cup Yogurt


  • Whisk the thick home made yogurt to ensure there are no lumps. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a wide bottom pan. Add Mustard seeds , Jeera and whole Urad dal. Once the urad dal turns slightly brown and mustard splutters add curry leaves ,dry red chilli, dried curd chilli ,Turmeric and saute for a few seconds.
  • Remove the fried curd chilli with some tempering and keep it aside to garnish later.
  • Add freshly grated coconut and saute for a few seconds . Turn off the heat.
  • Now add finely chopped fresh coriander and salt . Mix and allow it to cool completely.
  • Once the mixture is cool add yogurt and mix again. Add more salt if necessary.
  • Garnish the Curd Chilli Tempering .
  • Serve with rice, sandige and pickle and enjoy…………….


  • You can use greek yogurt in case you do not have home made yogurt.
  • Sandige here means fryums
  • You can increase or decrease the chillies to adjust your spice tolerance
  • If using frozen coconut, defreeze it and then use. Always use freshly grated coconut for best results.
  • This is a recipe from the Sanketi Brahmin Community.
  • You can add boiled veggies(mentioned above) too if you wish to.
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  1. Majjige huli is so comforting and tasty..this is my first choice and go to option when I am short of ideas on what to cook . Love majjige huli with hot rice ably supported by lot of fried sandiges

  2. Yogurt curry sounds absolutely delicious and easy to make. I love the combination of yogurt, mustard seeds, fresh coconut and curry leaves so I have to try it soon. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

  3. Majjige Huli sounds delicious. Perfect for days when you have an empty fridge. I make something similar with North Indian tempering and onions, sans coconut.
    Saving your recipe to make it soon.

  4. Wow such an easy and quick recipe.. I will love to make it have it on it’s own just like a soup.. sounds so flavourful and delicious!! Wonderful share Preethi!

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