Muringa Poo Mutta Thoran


Muringa Poo Mutta Thoran

A healthy, easy to prepare dish that can be enjoyed even by those who do not like the taste of muringa leaves
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people



  • Remove the muringa leaves and flowers from the stalks and rinse them well in a colander under running water.
  • Heat oil in a kadai(wok) and add mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds start to splutter, add the onions and dried chillies and saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • Add chilly powder and turmeric powder and saute.
  • Add the muringa flowers and leaves to the sauteed mixture.
  • Add salt, cover and cook until the leaves turn tender and the water in them has nearly evaporated.
  • Pour the beaten egg over the mixture and cover the kadai for a few seconds. Then stir the mixture so that the eggs are scrambled.
  • Sprinkle some water or add a teaspoon of oil if the mixture becomes too dry after adding the egg.
  • Serve this nutritious dish with rice or roti.
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