Drumstick Leaves Poriyal

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Drumstick leaves poriyal – an iron-rich thoran goes well with all rice varieties. Murungai keerai tempered with red chilies and coconut.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • Murunga Keerai drumstick leaves - 3 cups murunga keerai
  • 1/4 cup Water â
  • 3 tbsp Coconut shredded â
  • 1-2 tsp Salt add little amount, or as per taste
  • to tsp Temper or oil oil â
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard â
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal â
  • 1 tbsp Channa Dal â
  • 2 Red Chillies â nos


  • Wash and clean drumstick leaves. Use drumstick flowers also if u want.
  • Heat a wok, add oil and temper with mustard, urad dal, channa dal and red chilies.
  • Add water and  salt, allow to boil. Add cleaned drumstick leaves and close with plate or lid.
  • 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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Ranjani Raj
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