Murungai Keerai Vadai/Drumstick Leaves Vadai

Murungai Keerai Vadai/Drumstick Leaves Vadai - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Murungai Keerai Vadai is prepared using chana dal and drumstick leaves and mildly spiced with Green chillies, onion, garlic. This recipe is very good for pregnant woman. It is protein rich from the Chana dal and iron rich from the drumstick leaves, the essential and important intact for pregnant woman during pregnancy. A delicious and yummy snacks which is crisp from outside and soft inside.
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Prep Time2 hours 15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time2 hours 30 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian, Street Food
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 1 cup Chana Dal
  • Murungai Keerai drumstick leaves - 2 cups (leaves separated) murungai keerai
  • 1 large Onion thinly sliced or chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped or as per your taste
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds this is optional
  • 1 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Wash and soak the channa dal for couple of hours, atleast 2 hours.
  • Drain the water from the channa dal nicely. Add cumin seeds, channa dal and grind them into a coarse mixture.
  • In a mixing bowl add the channa dal, drumstick leaves, onion, garlic, green chillies, salt, rice flour and mix well to incorporate them nicely.
  • Take some portion of the mixture and flatten them. You can make your desired shape.
  • Heat oil for deep frying. When the oil is hot reduce the heat and fry the vadai in medium heat till golden and crisp.
  • Drain and serve with tea or with chutney as a snacks.

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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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