Murungakeerai soup recipe| Drumstick leaves soup

Murungakeerai Soup | Drumstick leaves soup, recipe with step wise pictures, a healthy, diabetic friendly soup, perfectly suits for lactating mothers too, made using drumstick leaves. Recently i got a bunch of drumstick leaves, called as Murungakeerai in Tamil, from a home garden. The Organic leaves were so fresh and usually i made murungaikeerai poriyal | Thuvattal and sometimes add in Adai too. When i asked some recipe suggestions using the leaves in my Instagram and facebook story, i got loads of response from readers. Thank you everyone for the overwhelming response. Few interesting recipes i chose from that and i thought i will share it here with you all. Stay tuned for more interesting recipes using murungakeerai.
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Murungakeerai Soup recipe
Murungakeerai Soup recipe

  • Recipe Cusine: Indian
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 25 Minutes
  • Serves: 4-5
  • Author: Jeyashri
  • Recipe Category: Lunch | Dinner
  • Description: Murungakeerai Soup | Drumstick leaves soup, recipe with step wise pictures, a healthy,diabetic friendly soup, perfectly suits for lactating mothers too, made using drumstick leaves
    Drumstick leaves  2 cups
    Small onion 5
    Garlic  5 cloves
    Tomato  1/2
    Water  3 cups
    Pepper powder  to taste
    Salt  as needed
    Butter  1 tsp

Method :

  • In a pressure cooker add 1 tsp of butter and add the small onions and garlic.
  • Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add the tomato, you can roughly chop the tomato and add.
  • Saute for a minute.
  • Add the drumstick leaves.
  • Mix well. Add 2 cups of water.
  • Pressure cook this 2 whistles.
  • Once done, release the pressure and allow this to cool completely. 
  • Strain the water and keep aside, we will use this later. 
  • Grind the cooked mixture into a fine paste. 
  • Add the reserved water and 1 cup of water.
  • Strain the ground mixture through a sieve.
  • Extract the juice and discard the rest.
  • Add pepper and salt to this and bring to this to a boil.
  • Once it starts boiling switch off the flame.
  • Murungakeerai soup is ready to serve.
Notes:
  1. You can add fresh cream to this soup in the last stage. 
  2. To add thickness to the soup, you can add 1 tblsp of yellow moong dal while cooking the drumstick leaves soup. 
    

Drumstick leaves soup

Method with step by step pictures :

  • In a pressure cooker add 1 tsp of butter and add the small onions and garlic.
  • Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add the tomato, you can roughly chop the tomato and add.
  • Saute for a minute.
drumstick leaves soup 1
  • Add the drumstick leaves.
  • Mix well. Add 2 cups of water.
  • Pressure cook this 2 whistles.
drumstick leaves soup 2
  • Once done, release the pressure and allow this to cool completely. 
  • Strain the water and keep aside, we will use this later. 
  • Grind the cooked mixture into a fine paste. 
  • Add the reserved water and 1 cup of water.
  • Strain the ground mixture through a sieve.
drumstick leaves soup 3
  • Extract the juice and discard the rest.
  • Add pepper and salt to this and bring to this to a boil.
  • Once it starts boiling switch off the flame.
drumstick leaves soup 4
  • Murungakeerai soup is ready to serve. 
Murungakeerai Soup
Notes:
  1. You can add fresh cream to this soup in the last stage. 
  2. To add thickness to the soup, you can add 1 tblsp of yellow moong dal while cooking the drumstick leaves soup.   
   

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3 comments:

  1. Looks so yummy. I even add a piece of carrot along with the leaves,it enhancess the taste.

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    1. Quite a healthy option. Thank you for sharing

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