Muringakka Upperi (Drumstick fry)

It is drumstick season and got some fresh drumsticks from a friend and some were very tender and soft. For the first time heard from a friend (sree) about muringaka upperi (drumstick fry) which is a very common in north Kerala, got the recipe from her and tried it the very next day and it’s nice.. thanks dear sree priya 


Drumsticks – 3

Shallots – 10

Dry red chillies – 2

Jeera – ½ tsp

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Chilly powder – ½ tsp

Water – ½ cup


Coconut oil


Cut the drumsticks.

Crush the shallots, redchilly, turmeric powder, jerra and chilly powder.

Heat coconut oil in a pan and add the crushed masala and add water and cut drumstick.

Cook the drumstick and then add little oil and fry till it becomes dry.