Muringakka Thoran


Muringakka Thoran

Muringakka Thoran is a tasty vegetarian dish in Kerala Cuisine very enjoyable with white steamed rice. Even those who hate drumsticks will enjoy Muringakka Thoran. Muringakka Thoran is unique and special with cooked drumsticks blended with an aromatic coconut mixture and stir fried. Drumsticks are healthy and very nutritious rich in vital nutrients required for body. Muringakka Thoran is one of the tastiest dishes that can be prepared in a jiffy. You can explore a well detailed Muringakka Thoran here.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people



  • For preparing Muringakka Thoran, take a knife and peel the skin off the drumsticks. Wash them and cut them into finger length pieces. Cut them across and keep aside.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt to the grated coconut and mix them well. Keep this aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Add mustard seeds and when they crackle, add the dry red chillies.
  • Add small onions and squash the baby onions, just to make them out of shape.
  • Once the onions turn into golden brown, add the cut drumsticks.
  • Add 1/2 cup water along with salt and close the pan.
  • Allow the drumsticks to get cooked(approx 10-12 mins, till the entire water is vapourized).
  • Add the grated coconut mixture to this.
  • Saute, till the raw smell of turmeric is gone.
  • :- Serve Muringakka Thoran hot with lunch or dinner.
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Response (9)
  1. L
    Lekshmi Chandran June 24, 2005

    Tastes really good!

  2. S
    Smitha Vijay October 4, 2006

    I ve tried it out……My husband loved it a lot..It really meant the caption.

  3. V
    Vinod Pillai February 3, 2007


  4. M
    Mithra Manoj January 18, 2006

    a very nutritious dish

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