Drumstick leaves are very healthy as it is rich in iron. We need to include some variety of spinach in out daily diet to stay healthy. Drumstick Leaves(Murungai keerai) Poricha Kuzhambu is a mouth-watering kuzhambu variety. Drumstick leaves though health, has a slight bitter taste and many of our kids doesn't show interest to have them, this variety of kuzhambu makes them like this drumstick leaves. 

Drumstick Leaves(Murungai keerai) Poricha Kuzhambu
Drumstick Leaves(Murungai keerai) Poricha Kuzhambu



Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time 30 mins
Servings4

Drumstick Leaves(Murungai keerai) Poricha Kuzhambu
Drumstick Leaves(Murungai keerai) Poricha Kuzhambu


Ingredients:

Drumstick Leaves1 Cup* (250gms)
Turmeric1/4 tablespoon
Thurdal1/2 Cup
SaltTo Taste
Pepper Powder1/2 teaspoon

*1 cup = 250 ml

For Grinding:
Oil1/2 teaspoon
Grated Coconut1/4 Cup
Red Chillies3
Cumin Seeds1 teaspoon
Raw Rice1 teaspoon

For Seasoning:
Oil1 teaspoon
Urid dal1 teaspoon
Curry Leavesfew

Drumstick Leaves(Murungai keerai) Poricha Kuzhambu
Drumstick Leaves(Murungai keerai) Poricha Kuzhambu

Method:
  1. Remove the leaves from the twigs and chop it finely. Take the drumstick leaves in sauce pan and add turmeric powder and a cup of water and pepper powder and allow it to boil and cook. 
  2. Take the Thurdal with a pinch of turmeric  and pressure cook it. Allow 3 whistles in a pressure cooker to cook the thurdal.

  3. Meanwhile, Soak the raw rice in water for 10 minutes. Heat a pan and add oil and fry the red chillies for 10 seconds. 

  4. Add grated coconut, cumin seeds, red chillies and soaked raw rice in a mixer and grind it to a nice paste

  5. Now add the cooked and mashed dal to the cooked drumstick leaves and mix well. Add ground paste and mix well. Add necessary salt and allow the kuzhambu to boil well

  6. In another pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add urid dal and fry till it becomes light brown color. To this add curry leaves an fry for a 10 seconds and remove from flame. Add these seasoned ingredients to the boiled kuzhambu and remove from flame

  7. The yummy Drumstick Leaves(Murungai keerai) Poricha Kuzhambu is ready to serve with hot steaming rice.
Drumstick Leaves(Murungai keerai) Poricha Kuzhambu
Drumstick Leaves(Murungai keerai) Poricha Kuzhambu

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  1. i just loved this version though i make similar to this i never added rice, in the grinding part Too good

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  2. No need for tamarind madam????

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  3. Yummy ll try soon....☺☺☺

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  4. I usually add a bit of tamarind paste or juice just to give it a little kick. I find it to be tastier this way.

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  5. Even i feel little tamarind wil be yummy

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