Drumstick / Muringakka Mulakittathu


3 drumsticks/ muringakka, cut into pieces
1 large onion, sliced
1 medium tomato, cubed
3 green chillies, slit
2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 sprig curry leaves
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil


  1. Heat oil in a claypot/ pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  2. Add the sliced onion, green chillies and curry leaves and saute till the onion becomes transparent.
  3. Add the drumstick pieces, cubed tomato and salt and saute for 2 minutes.
  4. Add turmeric powder and chilli powder and saute till the raw smell disappears.
  5. Add 1 cup of water to this and mix well for 1-2 minutes. Then add 1 more cup of water , mix well and bring it to a boil.
  6. Then cook it covered till done, stirring occasionally. Check for salt, and add if required.
  7. Remove from the flame and serve with rice…

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