Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry/Muringayila Thoran
Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry/Muringayila Thoran – Muringayila Thoran is an authentic Kerala style stir fry which is highly nutritious. It is rich in iron,protein and vitamins which goes well with rice and moru curry. The leaves are cooked with an aromatic coconut, garlic flavored mixture. Normally, Drumstick leaves have a nature of bitter taste. So this flavors of garlic and coconut, spices mixture helps to reduce the bitter taste.
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
  • Muringayila – 5cup
  • Mustard seed – 1/2tsp
  • Oil 2tbs
  • Salt(as required) –
  • For coconut masala –
  • Coconut 1cup,grated
  • garlic 1clove
  • Green chilly – 2
  • Cumin seed – 1/2tsp
  • Curry leaves(little) –
  1. Wash the muringayila/drumstick leaves under running water
  2. Grind coconut,green chilly,garlic,cumin seed and curry leaves without water into a coarse paste.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seed in it.
  4. Add the cleaned and dried muringayila/drumstick leaves.
  5. Add salt and cook for a couple of minute.
  6. Add coconut mixture
  7. Combine well and cook it again for 5 minutes in low flame.
  8. Muringayila thoran/drumstick leaves stir fry is ready to serve.