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Drumstick Flowers Pulao
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Drumstick Flowers Pulao | Murunga poo Sadham | Moringa Flowers Rice

Drumstick flowers pulao is an easy and healthy pulao which is ready in just 10 mins if we have cooked rice ready. It is rich in iron and it has so many health benefits.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Cooked Rice – 1 cup
  • Fennel Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Channa Dal – 1 tbsp
  • Green Chilli – 2
  • Cashew nuts – 8
  • Ginger – 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves – 1 spring
  • Onion – 1
  • Drumstick Flowers – 2 cups
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Garam Masala – ½ tsp
  • Fennel Seeds powder- ½ tsp
  • Salt as needed
  • Coriander leaves to garnish


  • Heat a Vessel with Oil once it’s hot add in the Fennel Seeds, Mustard seeds and channa Dal let it splutter, and then add in the green chilli and crushed ginger garlic and saute for few secs. Next, add in the cashew nuts and curry leaves. Cook till the cashews turn golden brown.
  • Next, add in the sliced onions and saute till glossy. Meanwhile, soak in the drumstick flowers in water for 15 mins and then add it to the vessel. Sauté for 5 mins in a low flame. It will get cooked fast.
  • Mix well and cook for few mins and then add in the Salt, Turmeric powder, Fennel powder, and Garam Masala. Mix well and fry for 2 mins and then add in the cooked Rice.
  • Mix without breaking the grains and finally garnish with coriander leaves and serve.


· Goes well with Papad and pickle.
· You can also use Basmati Rice. Make sure the rice is cool before adding it to the drumstick flowers.
Keyword Drumstick Flowers Pulao, Moringa Flowers Rice, Murunga poo Sadham
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