Sunday, 31 July 2016

Murungai Keerai Muttai Poriyal

Murungai Keerai Muttai Poriyal, this is one of the easy to make recipe at the same time, very very healthy too. Especially for kids, we need to give this dish often as this is rich in protein and iron. As the name says, we need only two main ingredients to make this recipe. One is drumstick leaves and the other is egg. If you have both the main ingredients ready, we can make the recipe really quick. Lets see how to make it...

Murungai Keerai Muttai Poriyal

Preparation Time : 15 Minutes | Cooking Time : 15 Minutes | Serves : 2

Murungai Keerai / Drumstick Leaves - 1 Cup
Egg - 1 No.
Onion - 1 No.
Garlic - 10 Cloves
Dry Red Chilli - 3 No.
Curry Leaves - 2 Sprigs.
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Urad Dal - 1/4 tsp.
Chili Powder - 1/4 tsp.
Oil - 1 tsp.
Salt to taste

1. Keep all the ingredients ready to make Murungai Keerai Muttai Poriyal.
a. De-stem the drumstick leaves and wash it thoroughly.
b. Chop the onion and garlic.
c. Break the dry red chilli into 2 piece each.
2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seeds. When the mustard seeds splutter, add the onion, red chilli and curry leaves. Saute till the onion turns transparent.
3. Add the drumstick leaves / murungai keerai and saute for few minutes until it starts to shrink. Add required salt and mix well. Sprinkle some water and cook till the leaves are well cooked.
4. Once the drumstick leaves are cooked, break one egg and pour into the leaves. Stir it continuously till the egg breaks and cooked properly. (The egg should have a consistency similar to that of egg bhurji). Once done switch off the flame.

Murungai Keerai Muttai Poriyal is ready to serve. Serve as an accompaniment with any rice items.

Health Benefits of Drumstick Leaves / Murungai Keerai
  • Helps to reduce blood sugar level.
  • Improves blood circulation and helps in blood purification.
  • Helps to increase the milk secretion for mothers who feed their baby.
  • It helps in preventing Asthma.

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