Muringayila (Drumstick Leaves) Thalippu / Thalichathu


2 cups drumstick leaves/ muringayila , cleaned
5 shallots, chopped
5 kanthari mulaku (bird’s eye chilli) or 2 green chillies, chopped
salt to taste
2 tbsp coconut oil


  1. Heat coconut oil in a pan and add chopped shallots and green chillies and saute well till it turns golden colour.
  2. Add washed drumstick leaves and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add 2-3 cups of cooked rice water (kanji vellam) and salt and mix well.
  4. Allow it to boil for 4-5 minutes. Switch off the flame and serve immediately with rice…

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