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Ezy Drumstick Leaves Stirfry

Chopped Drumstick leaves are stirfried with spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Drumstick leaves are said to be rich in Iron.This Drumstick leaves Stir-Fry is an easy, tasty and popular side-dish which needs 12 mins microwave cooking-time.This side-dish is a good combination for rice with sambar or karakuzhambu.Try this at home.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 3 cups finely chopped Drumstick leaves
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
    • 4 whole red chillies
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1/2 tsp split urad dhal-uzhunthu
    • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper powder
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 3 tbsp grated coconut - optional
    • 2 tsp or salt to taste
    • 3/4 cup water
    • few curry leaves
    • few coriander leaves
    • 1 tbsp refined oil


    1. Take a microwave bowl and add refined oil,chopped onions,red chillies,cumin seeds,mustard seeds,split urad dhal  and curry leaves.
    2. Microwave this on high for a min.Take the bowl out.
    3. Add all the other ingredients except grated coconut including 3/4 cup water and Microwave(high) this for 7 mins.
    4. Take the bowl out after 7 mins and mix the mixture well.
    5. Again microwave this on high for 5 more mins or till water runs dry.
    6. Take the bowl out and mix grated coconut with the Drumstick leaves Stir-fry
    7. Serve this Drumstick leaves Stir-fry hot with rice and sambar or karakuzhambu.