Murungai Keerai Poriyal/Drumstick leaves fry

Murungai Keerai Poriyal/Drumstick leaves fry
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 Murungai Keerai Poriyal/Drumstick leaves fry, Drumstick tree is a nature’s gift to humans.. it has such a herbal, medicinal effect.. Highly rich in iron. all leaves, stem, flower, root, all had the rich source of medicinal effect..

Lot of yummy recipes can be prepare using this leaves, mom used to put drumstick leaves soup often.. drumstick leaves soup is good regular diet for diabetic patients… we had this in our backyard and mom utilize it for 2-3 times a week.. Now i miss all those lovely things.. early i hate to touch it and run away from drumstick and drumstick leaf recipes.. apartment life taught me the goodness.. nowadays I’m very fond of it, whenever i get this leaves, i use it..i discard the stems only, that much each leaves are precious here…cleaning this is little tedious..Okaies.. let see the recipe…

Murungai Keerai Poriyal/Drumstick leaves fry

Prep Time: 30 mins   |  Cook time: 15 mins    |  Serves: 2


Drumstick Leaves/Murungai keerai 2 cups
Onion 1 nos
Salt as need
Water 1/4 cup
Coconut 3-4 tsp  grated

Ingredients To Temper

Oil 2 tsp
Mustard 1/2 tsp
Urad dhal+Channa dhal 1/2 tsp+1/2 tsp
Jeera 1/2 tsp
Red chillie 2-3 nos


  1. Heat the kadai with oil, Temper with mustard, urad dhal, channa dhal, Jeera and red chillie, now add in the chopped onion and sauté for few mins… Add in the cleaned drumstick leaves to the kadai, add in salt and cover it with a proper lid, let it cook for 5-6 mins in medium flame.. stir in-between.. 

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 2. Add in 1/4 cup of water and cook again for 5-6 mins.. almost drumstick leaves are half cooked.. and stir fry them in medium  to high flame for 2-3 mins.. add in the grated coconut, mix them and serve ..
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    • Clean and wash the leaves well..
    • You can use the thooran masala{Coconut+green chill+jeera+Onion+Garlic } too..
    • Don’t add too much of water, the taste will change..
    • If its a tender leaves then no need of water..
    • Adding olive oil is a healthy option.
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