Murungaikerai Porial

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Murungaikerai (Drumstick leaves) - 1 bundle
  • Dhal - 100 g
  • Onion - 100 g
  • Garlic 20 flakes
  • Red Chillies - 3
  • Mustard - 1/2 tsp
  • Black Gram 1 tsp
  • Cooking oil - 3 tsp
  • Grated coconut - 7 tsp
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Murungaikerai Porial

  • Separate the green tender leaves of the drumstick. Wash and drain.
  • Boil 1 cup of water in a vessel, add washed dal and 4 drops of cooking oil, and cook for 15 to 20 mins.
  • Cooked dhal should not become a paste; it should be separate. Drain the water thoroughly.
  • In a kadai, heat oil and add red chillies and mustard seeds.
  • When mustard splutters, add black gram and fry until it becomes light brown.
  • Then add onion and garlic and fry for 5 mins.
  • Add drumstick leaves, mix with onion.
  • Add half a cup of water and close with a lid.
  • Keep stirring occasionally for 5 mins.
  • When the leaves are completely cooked, add salt, dal and grated coconut and mix. Serve hot.