Thursday, September 10, 2009

MURINGA PAALU CURRY / DRUMSTICKS IN COCONUT MILK

Ingredients :

Drumsticks : 3, chopped into 2inch piece
Shallots : 10, chopped
Turmeric extract : 5tbsp(small lemon size soaked in water)
Thick Coconut milk : 1cup
Medium thick coconut milk : 1Cup
Green Chilli : 2, chopped
Curry leaves : 2springs
Mustard : 1/2tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/2tsp
Red Chilli(dried) : 2
Salt
Oil

Method :

1. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped shallots. Saute for 5minutes in low flame and add drumsticks, Turmeric powder, green chillies and salt.

2. Now add medium thick coconut milk and add 1spring of curry leaves.

3. When drumsticks are completely cooked, add tamarind extract. Close the pan with a tight lid and cook for some time.

4. Add the thick coconut milk at this stage and add salt if needed. Cook for maximum 3minutes.

5. Now for thadka, heat oil and add mustard, red chillies and curry leaves. Add it to the theeyal and close with a tight lid. after 5minutes you can mix the curry with a spoon to get the aroma of thadka in curry...

6. Serve hot with rice, pappad and lime pickle!!!

25 comments:

  1. yum yumm..I love this mild gravy..actually its called muringakka palu curry in our area..cos theeyal means theeyil varuthathu..ie roasted coconut gravy..nyways..perenthayalum sabhavam adipoliiii..:)
    sukhanallo lle..take care..:)
    hugs

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  2. kollaloooooooo....so yummy nd colourful

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  3. Looks very creamy and delicious lena

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  4. Looks really delicious and mouthwatering dish Lena..

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  5. Very new to me! Sounds too gud,sure will taste grate with that coconut milk!

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  6. Yum yum yum!! looks mouth watering!

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  7. The curry looks so tempting...so delicious :)

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  8. This is one nice looking delicous curry and that too with those delicous drumsticks.

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  9. I'm not a big fan of drumsticks, but this curry looks very tempting.
    BTW, thanks for visiting my blog. Regarding rice for idlis, my mum who is in Pune, uses 'ukda' rice. Hope that helps, sorry for the delay in getting back.

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  10. Wow...that's an creamy and yum looking recipe...never tried this combo...

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  11. Must be rich and spicy,looks delicious:)

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  12. The curry is so yummy looking...need to try this...my MIL will love this...

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  13. Muringa theyal looks amazing... all your kerela recipes are simply superb and very tempting:-)
    Do visit my blog when u are free.

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  14. Nice one gravy looks creamy and delicious.

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  15. looks fantastic..drumsticks are very rarely available in goa but nevertheless its something i love..

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  16. Wow.. this is so creamy and sure to be yummy too :)

    You have very inviting pics in you blog. :)

    Do participate in our event at www.innovativein-laws.blogspot.com

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  17. wowww..i love this curry made with coconut milk...

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  18. i love this curry very much Lena.. mild spicy one.. :)

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  19. i love curries made with coconut milk...this looks yummy..

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  20. Thank u all for the lovely comments..

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  21. Hi lena....
    Thx for stopping by my blog and for ur lovely comments...I have'nt come t ur blog but i think u have been to my blog before.....I remember seeing that smiling face on many blogs as well....So tina is doing marketing for my blog eh?.....She is one of the few great bloggers i know since i started blogging....she posts great recipes and she is very frequent....I love her comments, her accent and the way she says makes me laugh everytime...:)
    Well....U have loads of great recipes in here...I have been in here for sometime and the pics are really great.....
    Commenting on this post cos i have the same recipe in my draft with the same name, but there is a slight difference in th ingredients.....And i think in ur ingredients list it is tamarind extract and not turmeric extract???....I guess u made a mistake and it went un-noticed?...
    Once again thx for ur comments and u get another follower too:)..sorry for the loong comment...
    Shabs..

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  22. 3 Studies SHOW Why Coconut Oil Kills Waist Fat.

    The meaning of this is that you literally get rid of fat by eating coconut fat (also coconut milk, coconut cream and coconut oil).

    These 3 researches from big medical journals are sure to turn the conventional nutrition world around!

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