Muringayila Koottaan | Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry

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Simple Muringayila Curry

Muringayila Koottaan | Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry

Muringayila Koottaan prepared from drumstick leaves is a traditional styled nutritious dish. Drumstick leaves can ward off all infectious diseases and can keep you healthy. The dish is unique and delicious with drumstick leaves cooked in a spicy coconut mixture. The nutritious green should be included in your menu plan and should be prepared at least once a week. Loaded with various nutritional requirements, drumstick leaves are even stated to ward off cancer. It keep your skin glowing and healthy. Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry is one of the simplest of dishes and can be easily prepared at home. You can explore the dish here.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 persons



  • For preparing Muringayila Koottaan, first remove the Muringayila (Drumstick leaves) from the stem, clean and keep the leaves aside. Wash the leaves well before preparation.
  • Grind the Coconut along with Shallots, garlic, turmeric Powder and cumin seeds together along with some Water and keep this paste separately.
  • Heat Oil in a Cheenachatti/Frying Paan, burst the Mustard Seeds in this hot Oil. Add the Red Chilli pieces also and stir it.
  • Add the Muringayila into this fried Mustard Seeds and Red Chilli pieces and stir it well.
  • When the Muringayila (Drumstick leaves) are cooked properly add the Coconut paste and stir the mix well.
  • When colour of the mix turns into Golden/Brown, add required quantity of Water and Salt and boil it for some time at low flame.
  • Simple Muringayila (Drumstick leaves) Koottaan is ready. This Koottaan can be served with Cooked Rice/Chappathi/Poori/Dosa etc. This is an easy to prepare dish. Note down Muringayila Koottaan in your menu plan and should be prepared at least once a week for a healthy life style.
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