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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Murungakkai poricha kootu / Drumstick fried Curry


  • Drumstick - 1
  • Moong dal - one handful
  • Tomato - half
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Peppercorns - 1 tsp
  • Red chillies - 2
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Coconut grated - one handful
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Water
  • Turmeric powder

To temper:

  • Mustard seeds
  • Red chilly
  • Urad dal
  • Curry leaves
  • Hing


  • In a vessel, add the washed moong dal with little water, cut drumstick, turmeric powder and chopped tomato.
  • Pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  • Heat a tsp of oil and roast urad dal, pepper and red chilly.Allow it to cool . Grind along with raw cumin seeds and coconut into a wet paste.
  • Now remove the moong dal mixture from cooker and add salt to it.
  • Give it a boil. Add the ground paste to it.
  • Allow it to boil for 3-4 mins.
  • Temper the above ingredients and mix well.

Perfect combo for steamed rice.

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  2. Seriously cant take my eyes from ur irresistible click,super tempting fingerlicking kootu.


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