Drumstick Leaves are commonly known as Moringa Leaves. It has lots of medicinal benefits. It is rich in protein, calcium, iron, helps to increase haemoglobin count, fights against bacterial disease, it increases breast milk production, helps to treat diabetes, etc.
We can make different dishes using Drumstick leaves like sambar, soup, curry, stir fry, Murungai Keerai parupu, poriyal and many more dishes. Drumstick soup is very easy and quick to make. It is not only easy to make but also very healthy too. This can be consumed by both kids and adults.
It is always good to cook leafy vegetable in the open pot and not to use a pressure cooker or in a closed pot.
This can be served as a soup before food.
Check out the video recipe here:
This is Drumstick Leaves. Very small leaves. It tastes bitter even after cooking but it will not be bitter in the soup. Kids will enjoy having this soup. It has got many benefits so try to include in your food at least twice a week if you can find this leaves.
Tips to make perfect Murungai Keerai Soup:
Here is the detailed recipe of Murungai Keerai Soup:
Take 500 ml water in a pan, add 1 tbsp cumin seeds, 1 tbsp coriander seeds
Then add 2 garlic cloves, 7 to 8 shallots
1 small tomato and allow it to cook for 5 minutes.
Then add 2 cups drumstick leaves, a sprig of curry leaves and mix well.
Now add ½ tsp turmeric and again cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
Once the leaf and the ingredients are cooked well, drain the water and ingredients separately.
Grind the separated ingredients by adding little water or the soup water and make a fine paste.
Take a pan and keep the sieve on the pan. Then add the soup water along with the ground paste and drain them completely.
Drain them completely using a spoon.
Note: You can discard the remaining waste or you can mix them in the water and use them as plant food.
Finally, add salt and pepper powder in the soup water and warm them for a few minutes before serving.
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