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Murungai keerai poriyal | Drumstick Leaves Stir-fry (Vegan)

  • Author: kannamma
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 3 1x


Healthy and easy to make Murungai keerai poriyal – Drumstick Leaves Stir-fry . This vegan recipe makes for a very nice side dish.


  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon urad dal
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 cups moringa leaves (drumstick leaves)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 heaped tablespoon shredded coconut


  1. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and when the oil is shimmering, add in the mustard seeds, dry red chillies and urad dal. Let it splutter and wait till the dal turns golden brown.
  2. Add in the finely chopped onions and the salt. Saute till the onions are soft and slightly brown.
  3. Add in the cleaned, washed and dried drumstick leaves. Saute in medium flame until all the moisture has escaped and the mixture is completely dry.
  4. Add in the shredded coconut and saute briefly for a minute. Remove off heat.
  5. Serve hot with rice or roti.
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Stir-fry
  • Cuisine: South Indian