Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam – Mango & Drumstick Kootu Curry

Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam is a traditional Kerala recipe made up of Mangoes and drumstick cooked in toor dal and coconut paste. It is also called Moloshyam in Malayalam and Kootu in Tamil Nadu.  Drumstick, Mango (Raw), Green Chilli, Water, Salt, Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal), Turmeric powder (Haldi), Water, Fresh coconut, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Green Chillies, Water, Coconut Oil, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), White Urad Dal (Split), Dry Red Chillies, Curry leaves   1 Drumstick , chopped to about 1.5 inch 1 Mango (Raw) , peeled & chopped to bite-size 1 Green Chilli 1 cup Water Salt , to taste Ingredients For Parippu 1/2 cup Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal) , soaked for 30 minutes 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 2 cups Water Ingredients For Coconut Paste 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 2 Green Chillies 2-1/2 tablespoons Water Ingredients To Temper 1-1/2 teaspoons Coconut Oil 1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1/4 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split) 2 Dry Red Chillies 1 sprig Curry leaves     10   35     To begin making the Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam get all the ingredients ready, so it will be easy to get started.In a pressure cooker, add toor dal, drumstick, mango & 2 cups of water, salt & turmeric powder. Pressure cook dal for 3 to 4 whistles or till soft and mushy.  Let the pressure release completely.In a mixer, add coconut, green chilies, jeera, water, and grind them into fine paste.Add the coconut to the dal, mango & drumstick mixture. Combine all the ingredients well.Simmer the flame and cook the Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam for about 3 to 4 minutes. Adjust the consistency of the Mulakushyam, by adding a little water. Check the salt and adjust to suit your taste.In a tadka pan, add a little coconut oil. Once the oil is hot, add mustard seeds. As soon as oil splutters, add urad dhal, red chilies, and curry leaves.Pour the tadka over the curry and serve steaming Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam.Serve the Muringakka Manga Mulakushyam along with Dondakaya / Kovakkai Poriyal and Jowar Roti for lunch