Friday, October 3, 2014


#CorianderSeedsDrumstickLeafPowder : Many children and even some adults do not like to eat #greenleafyvegetable.  Somehow the greens have to be included in the daily diet of those people in some way. So the greens can be dried in the shadow and made into a tasty powder along with other condiments.
Wash drumstick leaves thoroughly and spread on a clean and dry cloth. The excess water will be absorbed by the cloth. Transfer the leaves over to a clean and dry plate. Allow to dry in the shadow or inside the house for three to four days or until the leaves become brittle. this can be stored in an air tight container for future use.
 Here let us see a powder which can be relished by mixing with rice using #Drumstickleaves and #corianderseeds to get the nutrients of #Drumstickleaves.

Coriander seeds drumstick leaf powder

Ingredients :
1/2 CupCoriander Seeds
1/2 CupDrumstick Leaves[murungai keerai] dried
3 or 4 Red Chilly [adjust]
1 Tsp Salt [adjust]
3 or 4 clovesGarlic
1/2 TspOil

Method :
A week before doing this powder get 1 cup of drumstick leaves.
Wash 2 or three time and drain water completely.
Spread on a clean and dry cloth in a corner of your house to remove excess water.
Allow the leaves undisturbed for a day.
The next day transfer the leaves on to a clean and dry plate.
Keep it inside the house in open condition for 3 to 4 days or until the leaves completely lose its water content and become brittle.
Start doing the powder following the method given below only after the leaves are brittle.

Heat a kadai on a stove with 1/2 Tsp of oil over slow flame.
Roast coriander seed stirring continuously with a ladle.

Coriander seeds

Add red chilly also along with coriander seeds.
Roast until coriander seeds give out a very good aroma.
Transfer on to a plate.

Roast Coriander seeds and red chilly

Dry roast salt to remove water content of it.

Turn off the stove and add dried drumstick leaves.
Keep in the hot kadai for 2 to 3 minutes only.

Dried drumstick leaves

Then transfer on to the plate along with coriander seeds.

Take roasted coriander seeds, roasted red chilly and salt in a mixie jar.

Take roasted coriander seeds, roasted red chilly and salt in a mixie jar

Make into a coarse powder.

Coriander powder

Then add drumstick leaves and grind into a fine powder.

add drumstick leaves to coriander powder

Finally add garlic with skin intact and grind for few second.

garlic added to coriander drumstick leaves powder

Now the aroma of the powder must have hit your nose!!
Healthy tasty aromatic Coriander drumstick leaf powder is ready.

Coriander seeds drumstick leaf powder

Take hot white rice in a plate and add one or two teaspoon of freshly prepared coriander drumstick powder.
And over it pour a dash of gingelly oil and mix well with hand.
Relish with sambar or vatha kuzhambu.

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