Thakali-Muringakkai Curry


Thakali-Muringakkai Curry

Drumstick(Muringakkai) and Tomato(Thakkali) curry
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


For seasoning:


  • Grind together coconut, cumin seed and garlic.
  • Remove the skin of drumsticks and cut into small pieces and cut tomatoes and onions into long, thin pieces.
  • Heat about 300 ml of water in a vessel.
  • Add drumsticks, tomatoes and onions along with salt, turmeric, chilly powder, few curry leaves and chopped green chillies.
  • Add more water, if reqd.
  • :- The vegetables should be completely immersed in water.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and allow it to boil.
  • Cook on a low flame, till vegs. are well cooked.
  • Add the ground mixture and cook, till it is thick without too much water, but enough water for gravy.
  • Allow it to cool.
  • Add curd and stir well. -At the end it should have enough gravy, not too thick, not too loose-just like moru curry.
  • When it`s warm through, remove from fire.
  • :- Do not boil it.
  • Add more salt, if needed.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add chopped small onion and curry leaves and saute.
  • Add the above seasoning into the curry and mix well.
  • :- Serve with rice.
  • :- You can make this curry without drumsticks, or by using potatoes instead of drumsticks.
  • :- If u are using potatoes, cut potatoes into thin long pieces and cook along with tomatoes.
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