PULSE Recipes Tempered Murunga | Cooking with Aunty D

Tempered Murunga | Cooking with Aunty D

2022 Aug 25

Murunga is heaped with nutrients and contributes to managing blood sugar levels, and reducing cholesterol as well as inflammation.

Try your hand at this delicious recipe by Aunty D and make this healthy addition to your meal!



Oil 1 tbsp

Kunisso (Baby Shrimps) ¼ cup

Garlic 3 cloves

Curry Leaves + Rampe

Big Onion 1 medium

Green Chilli 2 nos

Turmeric ½ tsp

Chilli Flakes 1 ½ tsp

Murunga (green outer layer removed)

Salt 1 ¼ tsp



Heat up a clay pot with oil and sauté kunisso, garlic, curry leaves, rampe and big onion.

Add green chilli, turmeric, chilli flakes, finely chopped murunga (after removing the green outer layer) and salt, and stir to combine.

Cover with the lid and cook under low flame.


Aunty D. is a full-time mom working a little magic in the kitchen whenever she’s got time on her hands. She brings to you easy and fast recipes with a twist of Sri Lankan spices and cooking techniques. Get Cooking!