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Drumstick Leaves Poriyal

Drumstick Leaves Poriyal
Drumstick Leaves Poriyal
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  • Serves3 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for Lunch

About this recipe

Drumstick leaves poriyal – an iron-rich thoran goes well with all rice varieties. Murungai keerai tempered with red chilies and coconut.

Ingredients for Drumstick Leaves Poriyal

  • Murunga Keerai (Drumstick Leaves) - 3 cups
  • Water – ¼ cup
  • Coconut – 3 tbsp( shredded)
  • Salt – as required (add little amount)
  • To temper: Oil – 2 tsp
  • Mustard – ½ tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Channa dal – 1 tbsp
  • Red chilies – 2 nos.

How to cook Drumstick Leaves Poriyal

  1. Wash and clean drumstick leaves. Use drumstick flowers also if u want.
  2. Heat a wok, add oil and temper with mustard, urad dal, channa dal and red chilies.
  3. Add water and  salt, allow to boil. Add cleaned drumstick leaves and close with plate or lid.
  4. Keep the flame low and cook for 5 to 8 mins. After all the water absorbed, add shredded coconut. Toss well and turn off the flame.
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