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Murungakkai Poricha Kuzhambu

Murungakai Poricha Kuzhambu

Murungakkai Poricha Kuzhambu is a traditional South Indian dish made with drumsticks, lentils, and a flavorful blend of spices. The drumsticks are cooked with a mixture of lentils, and a roasted coconut and spice mixture. The resulting dish is typically served with steamed rice. It is a vegetarian dish that is both healthy and delicious, and is a popular staple in many South Indian households.

Murungakkai Poricha Kuzhambu

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Recipe by S Kamala Course: KuzhambuCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

Murungakkai Poricha Kuzhambu is a traditional South Indian dish made with drumsticks, lentils, and a flavorful blend of spices.

Ingredients

  • Drumstick – 2 Nos

  • Green Gram Dhal – ½ cup

  • Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoons

  • Jeera – ½ teaspoon

  • Green Chilli – 1

  • Rice flour – 1 teaspoon

  • Sambar powder – 1 teaspoon heaped

  • Turmeric powder – a pinch

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon

  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon

  • sambar onion – 2 chopped finely

  • Curry leaves – few

Directions

  • Cook green gram dhal in open vessel along with a pinch of turmeric powder and a teaspoon of oil till soft.
  • Cut drumstick into 3 to 4″ long and put it in a vessel and add just enough water to cover the vegetable. Add sambar powder, turmeric and salt and cook till the vegetables are soft. Add the cooked dhal. Allow to boil.
  • Grind coconut, green chilli, rice flour and jeera to a fine paste. Wash the mixie and add that water also to the paste and make it liquid. Add this to the vegetable and mix well. Allow to boil.
  • Season it with mustard, chopped onion and curry leaves.

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