Thursday, April 21, 2011

Munagaaku podi(Drumstick Leaves spicy powder) and few awards

Hai friends today i am coming with the Munagaaku Spicy Powder(drumstick leaves powder).This i saw in the TV.I really like this recipe so when i saw the drumstick leaves in the shop soon i pick the leaves and came home and tried this recipe.It came out good.So want to share with u.Ok lets go to the recipe.


Drumstick leaves-2 to 3 cups
Urad dal-1/2 cup
Dry red chillies-6
Dhaniya(coriander seeds)-3 to 4 tsp
Jeera-2 tsp
Garlic cloves-5
Tamarind-small goosberry size
Salt-Acc to our taste
Oil-1 tsp


Place the pan and heat it.To this add the oil and urad dal.
When the urad dal changes colour to light brown.
To this add the Dhaniya,Jeera and the dry red chillies fry this for 1 minute.
After 1 minute take out from heat and keep it aside to cool.
Now take another pan and heat it when it gets heat add the drumstick leaves and heat it.
Fry until the water gets evaporated in the leaves.
Finally take the blender and add the roasted spices and blend to the fine powder.
Now add the tamarind and garlic blend it again.
To this add the salt and blend it again.
Finally add the drumstick leaves and blend to fine powder.
Now take this powder in the Airtight box.
Serve this with steam rice by adding ghee and this powder.Mix it well and enjoy.

I got this awards from the Shobha  .She is having nice blog and go through her recipes.I hope u all love her recipes.


  1. Delicious podi - perfect with hot steaming rice n sambhar!
    US Masala

  2. Thank u very much Aipi.This nice with steam plain rice.

  3. Very new to me...looks delicious...

  4. wow, that is so very new for me. Never cooked with drumstick leaves and turning them into podi sounds even more wonderful :)

  5. Drumstick leaves podi looks delicious,never had it before.Will definitely try it.Thank you for sharing.

  6. Wow wat an interesting spice powder, thanks for sharing,will try out soon..

  7. wow love the podi...healthy and yummy

  8. Wow awesome powder dear. I love these kind of things with rice.

  9. Delicious podi. I like these type of items with hot hot rice.

  10. Delicious and healthy Munagaaku podi.