Drumstick leaves Stir Fry, Muringayila Thoran

3.4, 21 reviews

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3.4, 21 reviews

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Posted on 20, Apr 2012
Serving 4-5 people
Ready in 15-20 minutes
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Ingredients
  • Drum stick leaves - 5 cups
  • Red pearl Onions - 5-6 Nos, finely sliced
  • Mustard seeds - ½ Teaspoon
  • Dry red chillies - 2 Nos
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Coconut oil - 1 ½ Tablespoon
  • Water - 1-2 Tablespoon

For Coconut Masala:

  • Grated Coconut - 1 cup
  • Cumin Seeds - ½ Teaspoon
  • Garlic - 1 clove
  • Turmeric powder - ½ Teaspoon
  • Chilli Powder - ⅛ Teaspoon
  • Salt as required
Directions
  1. Clean and wash the drumstick leaves. Drain the water completely and set aside.
  2. Coarsely grind the ingredients mentioned in 'For Coconut Masala' without water and set aside.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a heavy bottomed pan, and splutter mustard seeds.
  4. Add in the sliced onions, dry red chillies, curry leaves and saute until the onions turns light brown.
  5. Add in the washed drumstick leaves and saute for 1-2 minutes on low flame.
  6. Add in the prepared coconut masala, sprinkle very little water and mix well.
  7. Bring everything to the center of the pan and pat down the mixture tightly using the back of a spoon. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes on very low heat. Stir occasionally to make sure that the bottom is not getting burned. Adjust salt, if required.
  8. Once the leaves are soft, remove the lid and stir until the water content evaporates completely on low heat.
  9. Finally pour ½ tablespoon of coconut oil over the thoran and cover it with a lid.
  10. Remove from heat, and let it sit for about 5 minutes. Serve hot with rice.
3.4, 21 reviews

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