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Murungai Keerai Poriyal

A quick and healthy side dish made with drumstick leaves served for lunch and dinner with rice.

Murungai Keerai Poriyal

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: PoriyalCuisine: TamilDifficulty: Easy, Beginner
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Total time

15

minutes

A quick and healthy side dish made with drumstick leaves served for lunch and dinner with rice.

Ingredients

  • Murungai Keerai – a small bunch

  • Red Chillies – 2 Nos

  • Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon

  • Asafotida Powder – a pinch

  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon

  • Coconut Gratings – 2 tablespoon

  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Salt – ½ teaspoon or as per taste

Directions

  • Remove the leaves from the stem. Wash well and keep aside.
  • In a kadai put the oil and when it is hot add mustard.
  • When it pops up add red chillies broken into pieces and urad dhal, asafotida and fry well.
  • Add Murungai Keerai along with salt and stir well.
  • Cover with lid and reduce the heat to low (No need to add water).
  •  Stir now and then and cook till the keerai is cooked well.
  • Add coconut gratings and mix well.
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