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Drumstick leaves masala rice a perfect lunch box recipe packed with loads of antioxidants n highly nutritious greens.. usually used in making poriyal, sambar n tis is def a welcome change for this green..
What you need:
Rice - 1 cup
Thoor dhal - 1/4 cup
Drumstick leaves / Murungai Keerai - 1/2 cup (cleaned n washed)
Onion - 1 no, chopped
Garlic - 2 nos, chopped
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dhal - 1 tsp
Red chilly - 1 no
Olive Oil - 1 tbsp

To dry roast and grind to smooth powder:
Urad dhal - 2 tsp
Split roasted gram / Pottukadalai - 2 tsp
Raw rice - 2 tsp
Red chillies - 5 nos
Coconut gratings - 1 tbsp

How to make:
Wash and cook rice and dhal together. Heat oil in a pan add mustard once it splutters roast urad dhal, gralic flakes and then onion and cook till soft.

Add drumstick leaves, salt add 1/4 cup water and cook. Once done add the spice powder mix well n add cooled rice dhal mixture and mix well.

Serve hot with dollop of ghee with masala papad!!


Preetha Soumyan said…
Very healthy and delicious...
Sapana Behl said…
Very flavorful rice ....yummy!
Sangeetha Nambi said…
Super healthy
Sona S said…
What a healthy yet flavorful and delicious one pot meal..
Priya Suresh said…
This green masala rice sounds prefect lunch box, loving it.