This Kathurumurunga kola mallum is one of the leafy recipes from Sri Lanka.It is with a bit bitter taste but healthy and make your meal complete with benefits of Kathurumurunga leaves.
Kola Mallum is one of popular ways to eat leafy greens. A Sri Lankan meal is not completed if there is no any green dish added. Kathurumurunga leaves (Sesbania grandiflora,Agati Leaves) is one of healthy green found in Sri Lanka and here is how it can be cooked as a mallum.Hope you will like this kathurumurunga kola mallum with plain rice!
If you look for different recipes with kathurumurunga,then check this Kathurumurunga with prawns recipe or this salad recipe.You’ll like to try different flavours with same leaves. 🙂
Recipe : Kathurumurunga Kola Mallum/Agati Leaves in Grated Coconut
3-4 green chili sliced
1/2 Onion Sliced
½ cup fresh grated coconut
1/4 tsp turmeric
Salt as per taste
1 drop of cooking oil (optional)
Wash,drain & slice the Kathurumurunga leaves thinly.
In a pan, mix all the ingredients well together with sliced leaves.
Add 1 drop of oil to this and mix well.(remember, it is a small drop & this will keep the colour & shine of leaves)
Cook under low heat for 2-3 minutes.
Do not overcook. Switch off the flame when the pan is hot. The remaining heat of the pan is enough to cook the mallum keeping its colour.Mix well.
Serve with plain rice and other curries
Kathurumurunga Kola Mallum is ready to serve with plain rice.Enjoy!
Also check: Kathurumurunga leaves salad
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Very nice. I would love to make this and have with less spice 🙂
Thanks for sharing.
looks very healthy and nutritious 🙂
healthy stir fry and love hte way u presented it!!!
lovely green..and healthy too, dear. Hope you doing gud. Keep in touch…rgds…
Never heard of this green but sounds healthy and delicious !
very very healthy and nutritious stir fry….
We do get the leaves over here, quite reasonably priced too. I love the simplicity of this dish, what more its also healthy.
keerai poriyal or stirfry looks so delicious and very healthy one 🙂
Yummy looking healthy dish..
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Hi Amila, thank for sharing this interesting recipe. It look delightful.
Have a nice week ahead.
Surely, Want to try when I will be in Sri Lanka
I am sure you love the Sri Lankan food….