Munagaku Pulihora / Drumstick Leaves Savory Rice / Moringa Leaves Indian Recipe
VegCookBook by Praveena
Extremely Nutritious, Rich in Iron, High Fiber, Vegan, Gluten Free, South Indian Style Rice recipe using Drumstick Leaves / Moringa Leaves.
Indian, South Indian
1 Small Frying pan (for tempering)
1 Wide Mixing Bowl
Rice (cooked) – With 1 cup of rice grains
Mungaku / Moringa / Drumstick leaves
Fresh Lemon Juice
Dry Red Chillies
(slit length wise)
(or as per taste)
Ingredients for Tempering:
Urad dal / Minapappu / Split Black gram
Mustard seeds / Aavalu
Chana dal / Split Yellow gram dal
Jeera / Cumin Seeds
Hing / Inguva / Asafoetida
Pea Nuts / Pallilu
Gently, separate the, Munagaku / Moringa / Drumstick, leaves from stem, wash and pat dry with kitchen towel.
Put a frying pan on stove top under medium flame.
Add the oil, let it heat and then add all the items under ‘Ingredients for Tempering’.
Fry the tempering items until they turn light brown in colour.
Then add the moringa / drumstick leaves, curry leaves, dry red chillies and slit green chillies.
Sauté them by stirring continuously.
Until the moringa / drumstick leaves change their colour and raw smell is gone.
(takes 3 to 4 mins).
Later, switch the flame off.
Take the cooked rice into a wide mixing bowl.
Transfer the tempered content onto the cooked rice.
Add the fresh lemon juice and enough salt.
Immediately, mix up everything thoroughly but gently.
See that the tempered ingredients are well mixed with rice.
Serve with chilled homemade curds / yogurt on the side. Done!
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