Murungai Keerai Sadam / Drumstick leaves Rice.



Ingredients

Murungai Keerai  / Drumstick leaves  : 1 cup
Cooked Rice                                     : 1 cup
Red chilly                                         : 3
Tamarind                                         : a small piece
Peanuts                                            : 2 tbsps
Mustard seeds  
Urad dal
Asafoetida
Curry leaves
Salt
Oil


Method

Remove the drumstick leaves from the stem and wash.
Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai,add the leaves, tamarind, red chilly, little salt and fry on low flame and let it cool.
Grind the leaves mixture with little water to a smooth paste.
Heat 1 1/2 tbsps oil, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
Then add urad dal,1 broken red chilly,curry leaves,peanuts and fry.
Now add the drumstick leaves paste,required salt and mix well.
Cook on low flame for few minutes and switch off the flame.
Add the cooked and cooled rice to the mixture and mix everything well.
Serve with Papad and raita.




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