June 7, 2012

Muringakai Mulakushyam/Drumstick Lentil Curry - Kerala Recipe

Drum sticks – 3 (cut into 2’pieces)
Turmeric powder – ½ tspn
Salt to taste
Toor dal – ¾ cup
Grated coconut – 1cup
Green chilli – 3
Cumin seeds – ½ tspn
Coconut oil – 1 tblspn
Urad dal – ½ tspn
Mustard seeds – 1 tspn
Dried whole red chilli – 2 (broken into two)
Curry leaves – 2 springs
1.Cook the drumsticks along with salt,turmeric powder and water.
2.Add the cooked toor dal and let it boil .
3.Grind the grated coconut along with cumin seeds and green chilli.Add this ground paste to it
4.Let it boitl for 5 mins and remove from the stove.
5.Heat oil in a pan.Splutter mustard seeds.Add urad dal ,dried red chilli and curry leaves.Pour this to it for garnishing.
Serve with Rice.


  1. Nice recipe... somewhat similar to sambar.. except that it is cooked in coconut oil and no tamarind is used.

  2. Nice kerala style drumstick curry

  3. fabulous recipe. looks so mouthwatering.

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