Grind the small onions, tomatoes, garlic, curry leaves, coconut grated, by adding some water to a smooth paste and keep aside. The above ground paste should be of 3 cups measure to boil the brown rice thuvar dhal powder
Wash the brown rice well, drain the water completely and spread over a cloth.
Wash and soak toovar dal for half an hour.
Wash the drumstick leaves and curry leaves well drain it and keep it aside.
Drain the water, spread over a cloth and powder into rava form in a blender or in a mixer.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and when it crackles add Bengal gram, , asafoetida and saute till it turns golden brown.
Then add the ground tomato paste mixture which is of 3 cups measure.
Add required salt and bring it to boil.
When it starts boiling add the washed and drained drumstick leaves and curry leaves.
Add coarsely powdered brown rice thuvar dal rawa mixture.
Stir continuously from the bottom without any lumps.
When all the water is absorbed cook for few more minutes at a lower flame .
Remove from fire and allow it to cool for sometime .
Make oval sized balls and steam for fifteen minutes .
Yummy healthy iron rich drumstick curry leaves / murungai ilai karuveppilai kozhukkattais are ready to serve.
Serve hot with sambar or chutney .