Drumstick (Muringakka) Thoran



  • 250 gm Drumstick (Muringakkai)
  • ½ ½ Cups Onion cut into small pieces
  • 3 Green chilli cut fine
  • 3 Garlic pods crushed
  • 1/2 1/2 Cup Grated cocunut
  • ½ ½ Teaspoons Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 1/4 Teaspoon Jeera powder
  • 2 2 Teaspoons Oil
  • ½ ½ Teaspoons Mustard
  • Curry leaves a few
  • Salt to taste


  1. Cut drumstick lengthwise into two halves and take out the inside fleshy part with a spoon. Cut it into small pieces. Mix it with green chilli, garlic, onion, grated coconut, jeera, turmeric, curry leaves and salt. Mix well and keep it for 2 minutes.

  2. Heat oil in a separate pan, splutter mustard and put the mixture into it and mix well.

  3. Cover it with a lid and cook it in low flame for 8-10 minutes. When it is cooked stir well again for 2 minutes and serve hot with rice or chappathi.