Thursday, November 11, 2010

Drumstick leaves curry ( Muringa ela curry )

After a long break, I am finally back!!....My vacation was cheerful and happy one, even though I got stuck with few health issues which made me literally inactive in blogging..Anyways I got a chance to spent a fair amount of time with my parents and in-laws back in India...So I am happy about the other part of it...

Today I am sharing Drumstick leaves curry recipe with you all....Drumstick leaves are highly nutritious, being a significant source of Vitamin C, Calcium & Phosphorus. Juice of drumstick leaves mixed with milk is considered as a great tonic for infants and growing kids. This tonics helps for making bones healthy and stronger. And even it helps in purification of blood..


Drumstick leaves ~ 2 cups
Shallots ~ 3-4 Nos
Grated coconut ~ 1 1/2 cups
Cumin seeds ~ 2 pinch
Turmeric powder ~ 1/4 tsp

  • First grind grated coconut, shallots, cumin seeds and turmeric powder. 
  • Then heat oil in a pan and add chopped shallots and saute it till it becomes slightly brown in color.
  • Then add drumstick leaves and fry it for 1 minute.
  • Add ground coconut mixture along with enough water.A very little salt is needed for this recipe. Otherwise the curry will taste bitter.
  • Remove the curry from flame before it starts boiling.
  • Have with rice.
Happy cooking..!



Hari Chandana P said...

Wow.. Looks very tempting and delicious.. lovely color and nice presentation !!

Mari Nuñez said...

Jisha this has a wonderful color. I could imagine how great it tastes.

Have a wonderful evening,

indianmakeupways said...

thanks for your lovely comment and welcome to my blog. I like ur blog lots...but dont u update it now? I am a newly wed so i often check cookery blogs and urs is one of the blogs that I love. :) and plz do post more...(i see that u have posted a new recipe)love ur recipes.

Fathima said...

Welcome back... that indeed was a long break! I am sure you had a great time back in India... the curry looks awesome and love the click!

Unknown said...

Hi Jisha,

Nice and healthy muringa ela curry...:)

Love the click...:)


My Kitchen Antics said...

lovely picture

JishasKitchen said...

@HARI CHANDANA , MARI, SAMEENA, AN OPEN BOOK - Thank you very much for your lovely comments..your support means a lot to me...

JishasKitchen said...

@ indianmakeupways - hey i was not feeling well, thats y couldn't be active in blogging...Thanks for that lovely comment..:)

Padhu Sankar said...

Very healthy and yummy curry .Your method of preparation is different from mine.I will try yours next time

sangeeta said...

Hi Jisha ... this is my first time here and i loved all your recipes posted recently.

Particularly this moringa leaves i want to try . I make a few preparations of the leaves n this sounds like a nice n simple curry , looks unbelievably creamy ...

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