Murungai Poriyal Recipe

Murungai Poriyal Recipe

How To Make Murungai Poriyal

For this healthy poriyal dish, the Moringa leaves provide a nice green color and an earthy, slightly bitter taste that go well with mustard seeds and chili.




  • 2cupsmurungai leaves,drumstick vegetable
  • 1tbspoil
  • 1tspmustard seeds,black
  • 4pcsgarlic,crushed
  • 2Thai chilis,chopped
  • 1tspturmeric powder
  • curry leaf
  • 1tspsalt
  • 5shallots,sliced
  • ½cupwater


  1. Add oil to a pan.

  2. Add mustard, curry leaves, onion, garlic and sauté.

  3. Add the murungai leaves and stir for a few minutes.

  4. One softened slightly, add turmeric, salt and chillies. Add water.

  5. Upon boiling of the mixture, reduce to a simmer and cook with a lid on.

  6. *Note: If desired, add ¼ cup unsweetened grated coconut.

  7. Serve alongside steamed basmati or jasmine white rice and ghee.

  8. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 254.08kcal
  • Fat: 7.89g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.65g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.70g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.29g
  • Carbohydrates: 43.01g
  • Fiber: 6.64g
  • Sugar: 12.46g
  • Protein: 7.32g
  • Sodium: 631.25mg
  • Calcium: 156.41mg
  • Potassium: 747.71mg
  • Iron: 3.92mg
  • Vitamin A: 5.42µg
  • Vitamin C: 30.00mg
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