Friday, November 16, 2012

Murunga Keerai / DrumStick leaves Poriyal


Almost all parts of the drumstick tree have medicinal value. The small,round leaves are especially beneficial in treating many ailments because of their rich iron contents.

Drumstick-leaf juice is also very beneficial for expecting mothers as it can help them to overcome sluggishness of the uterus, ease delivery and reduce post - delivery complications .

Drumstick leaves are can be used as wonderful tonic for infant and growing kids to promote strong and healthy bones.




Drumstick leaves       1 cup

Onion                        1 (medium size)

Crushed Garlic          1 tsp

Channa Dal               1 tbsp

Red chilli                  3 -4 Nos

Mustard seeds         1 tsp

Turmeric powder     1 tsp

Salt to taste




Remove the drumstick leaves from stem , clean and keep aside

Heat oil in pan add mustard seeds , broken red chilli , Channa dal and crushed garlic fry for 2 minutes.

Now add onion and cook until it translucent. Add drum stick leaves ,salt,turmeric powder and cook for 2 -3 minutes.


Note :

The leaves will get cooked soon so don't over cook . If so it will become bitter taste.



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