Irumban Puli (Bilimbi) & Drumsticks Curry

SobhaKesavan S

Irumban Puli (Bilimbi) & Drumsticks Curry

Naadan vegetarian Recipe
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


  • Bilimbi (Irumban puli) : 10 Nos.
  • Cleaned and cut drum sticks : 1 No.
  • Cooked toor daal (thuvara paripp) : as needed
  • Scrapped coconut : 1 cup
  • Cumin seeds : 1 tsp (grind both of coconut & Cumin seeds & keep it separately)
  • Salt : to taste
  • Red Chilli powder : 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder : 1 tsp
  • Oil : to fry
  • Mustard : 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli : 2 Nos
  • Fenugreen (uluva) : if necessary


  • Clean the Irumban puli and cut them into pieces as shown in the picture.
  • Heat the cooked tuar daal with required water and then add irumban puli into this mix.
  • Add drum stick into this mix and stire it well.
  • When the irumban puli and drum stick pieces are cooked well, add the grinded coconut into it along with salt and allow to boil for another five minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a fry pan.
  • Add red chilli pieces.
  • Also add curry leaves and mustard and allow to burst the mustard . (if required, fenugreek also can be added into this mix.)
  • Add the fried red chilli, mustard and curry leaves into the curry .
  • This Irumban puli curry can be served with rice or chappathi.
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