S
R
G
M
P
D
N
Thaat:
Kafi
Time:
Afternoon or any time during monsoon
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Audhav-Shadhav Vakra
Alternative names:
Surdasi Malhar
Mood:
Chanchal (Lively), Shringar (Romantic)
Sur Malhar is a variant of Malhar. It is believed that this raga has been created by the great saint Surdas and hence also called Surdasi Malhar. It has Sarang and Malhar as its components. This raga omits . It uses
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
and
A flat note
komal
in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
. The rest of the notes are
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
. is omitted only in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
and used in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
. and represent the Malhar
Style of presenting based on another raga
ang
. This raga gets clear in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
with phrases like , . This raga has a characteristic movement/phrase from middle octave S to upper octave .