Murungai Keerai Usili | Drumstick Leaves Stir-fry

How to make murungai keerai usili recipe

Murungai Keerai usili recipe – How to make Drumstick Leaves stir-fry recipe

Murungai keerai /Drumstick leaves rich in nutritional values and a good source of vitamins, minerals, and protein. This usili/patoli is cooked along with chana dal and is best served with rice. So try this easy and tasty side dish.

step by step murungai keerai recipe

Murungai keerai usili - drumstick leaves dry curry
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 25 mins
 

Drumstick leaves stir fry - A simple and healthy South Indian stir fry recipe with drumstick leaves and goes well with hot rice.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Author: Nandini
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Drumstick leaves (loosely packed)
  • 2 tbsp Bengal gram / Chana dal
  • 5 tbsp Grated coconut
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Mirchi powder
  • Salt to taste
Tempering
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Urad dal
  • 5 tsp Oil
  • 2 Green chilis
Instructions
  1. Soak chana dal in a cup of water for 2 hours. Drain the water and pulse it in a mixer to grind coarsely. 

  2. Take it into a bowl and pressure cook it for 2 whistles.

  3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dal and let them splutter. Add green chilies and fry it.

  4. Now add washed drumstick leaves, turmeric and salt (add salt only for drumstick leaves) and fry for few minutes. Add water till immersing level and cook for approx 25 minutes. Stir occasionally.

  5. Fry until the leaves are cooked and you get a nice aroma. Then add steamed chana dal, grated coconut, and salt for chana dal and make a stir to combine all well.

  6. You can add red chili powder if it is not much spicy. That's it drumstick leaves usili is ready to serve. Serve it with hot rice and dollop of ghee. 🙂

curry with drumstick leaves

Drumstick Leaves Curry step by step recipe

  1. Soak chana dal in a cup of water for 2 hours. Drain the water and pulse it in a mixer to grind coarsely. Murungai Keerai usili step by step recipe
  2. Take it into a bowl and pressure cook it for 2 whistles.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dal and let them splutter. Add green chilies and fry it.Murungai keerai dry curry recipe
  4. Now add washed drumstick leaves, turmeric and salt ( (add salt only for drumstick leaves) and fry for few minutes. Add water till immersing level and cook for approx 25 minutes. Stir occasionally. How to make drumstick leaves curry
  5. Fry until the leaves are cooked and you get a nice aroma. Then add steamed chana dal, grated coconut, and salt for chana and make a stir to combine all well. Murungai keerai patoli/usili recipe
  6. You can add red chili powder if it is not much spicy. That’s it drumstick leaves patoli / usili is ready to serve. Serve it with hot rice and dollop of ghee. 🙂 Moringa leaves usili recipe


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