Monday, May 11, 2015

Muringakka Parippu curry/Drumstick Dal Curry

Here in Doha we can find a Drumstick tree in almost every Indian family villas,Drumsticks hanging outside their gate walls.Few days back I got a bundle of them from one of my neighbours.So prepared a Drumstick dal curry using a few.Earlier I had posted a Drumstick Stir Fry and Drumstick Prawns curry.

Drumsticks     3-4 sticks cut into 11/2 ''pieces
Split moong dal/yellow lentils     1/2 cup
Water         31/2 cup
Onion           1 finely chopped
Tomato         1  ''           ''
Chilli powder   11/2 tsp
Turmeric powder    1/4 tsp
Green chillies     2 split
Cumin powder     1/4 tsp
Thick coconut milk    1 cup
Salt      to taste 
Oil        2 tbsp
Mustard seeds     1/4 tsp
Dry chilli          1
Curry leaves      1 sprig
-Cook dal with 31/2 cups of water.
-When it starts boiling add the chopped onion,tomatoes,green chillies,chilly-turmeric and cumin powder.
-When the dal is half done add the drumstick pieces and salt.
-Cook till the drumsticks are done (when it becomes tender).
-Now add the coconut milk and let it boil for a minute.Switch off the flame.
-Heat oil in a small frying pan and add the mustard seeds.When it splutters add the dried chilly and the curry leaves.Pour this over the curry and cover it with a lid.Mix well before serving.




  1. Kulambu look so delicious ,love it with simple kootu curry

  2. favourite side dish...

  3. Ethu kandappo ummane orma vannu...

  4. This is my all time fav curry though the leaves and sticks are only available once a while at my place.

  5. So long Ruxana,hope u are doing good.
    Yummy looking drumstick curry ages since I got fresh ones.

  6. This looks yummy and lip smacking.

  7. This looks so tasty! I am getting really hungry now!

  8. colourful & delicious curry...........awesome presentation.

  9. Drumstick is one vegetable I miss very badly.. we don't get them in Brazil.. It makes sambar so flavourful.

  10. need some steamed rice....dal looks amazing

  11. Super drumsticks!!

  12. Merely wanna comment that you have a very nice site, I enjoy the design it really stands out.


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