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Murungai Keerai Roti1
5 from 2 votes


Murunga Keerai has a lot of nutrients, and is ideal for the summer heat. Mixing it with chapathi, and adding spices to it makes it a delicious dish. This recipe is easy, and healthy.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: drum stick leaves, murunga keerai, south indian
Yield: 15 PIECES


  • 2 Cups Murunga keerai Drumstick Leaves
  • 2 Cups Wheat flour
  • 1 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Carrom seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp Jeera powder
  • Salt To taste
  • 2 tsp Oil


  • Wash and clean the murungai keerai.
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  • Finely chop the leaves and take the chopped leaves in a bowl.
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  • Add wheat flour.
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  • Add red chilly powder, carrom seeds, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, jeera powder and salt.
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  • Add 2 tsp oil and mix well and knead it.
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  • Knead it to a smooth dough. If required add water little by little. Rest it for 5 minutes.
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  • Divide that into 15 small balls. Roll it into thin roti. Place it in a hot tawa.
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  • After one side is cooked turn it and cook the other side.
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  • After both the sides are cooked brush some oil and take it out. Serve it hot with dal or any gravy of your choice.
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  1. Plain curd and pickle will also go well with this.