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Murungaikeerai Kozhukattai Recipe

August 20, 2009 By: admin Category: Breakfast/Easy tiffin No Comments →


Unpolished Rice – 2 cup

Coconut milk – 1 cup

Ginger – small piece

Green Chilli – 3

Murungai Keerai or drum stick leaves – 2 cup

Coconut oil – 2 tablespoon

Mustard – 1/2 tsp

Urad dhal – 1 tsp

Raw Ground nut or peanut – 1/2 cup

Asafoetida – a pinch

Grated Carrot – 1 cup

Salt – to taste

Water – 1/2 cup


1. Break the rice to rava consistency in the mixie.

2. Grind ginger (peel off skin) and green chilli to a fine paste.

3. Now take a thick bottom pan, heat coconut oil and add mustard, urad dhal and groundnut and saute.

4. Add asafoetida, ginger-chilli paste, cleaned drumstick leaves and saute.

5. Now add the grated carrot and allow it to cook for few seconds and add half cup water and coconut milk. Allow it to boil.

6. Add broken rice and mix well and add salt and allow it to cook for few mins.

7. When the mixture thickens turn off the stove and allow it to cool.

8. Now make small kozhukattai’s and steam cook it.

Our Murungai keerai Kozhukattai is ready.

Murungai Keerai Carrot Kozhukattai

Murungai Keerai Carrot Kozhukattai

Note: Unpolished rice is rich in fibre, protein and B-complex. Drumstick leaves are very good for anemic people. Hence you serve your family with a healthy balanced diet.