Mudakathan keerai is a type of Mooligai
which is used in Tamil maruthuvam.
Mudakathan Keerai Botanical Name:
Balloon Vine leaves know
as Cardiospermum halicababum
Mudakathan Keerai English Name:
Indravalli, it is derived from Sanskrit name
Mudakathan Keerai is a climber plant.
The plant can not stay erect it need support from
other plant to grow up.
It is very effective in curing joint pains.
It has anti-inflammatory properties and is a rich
source of antioxidants.
It is widely used in Siddha medicine to cure joint
The benefits of mudakathan keerai are more
and we can add this in our daily diet.
Now a days, you get this keerai in the
Learn how to make Mudakathan Keerai
Dosai . The dosa prepared with mudakathan
keerai is super soft and delicious.
Cook Time : 5 mins per dosa
Prep Time : 40 mins
Wash and soak both the rice,
urad dal and fenugreek seeds together
for 4 hours.
Take the leaves alone from the
wash it well and keep it ready.
Grind rice, dal and fenugreek seeds to a
smooth paste adding little water from time to
The consistency should be that of dosa batter
Add the mudakathan leaves also in the end
and grind it to a smooth paste.
The batter will be in a lovely light green color.
Alternatively if you have idli dosa batter,
then grind 1 cup tightly packed mudakathan
keerai to a smooth paste, mix it with 5 cups
of dosa or idli batter well.
Add a tsp of crushed cumin seeds and use
that batter to make mudakathan keerai dosa.
Adjust salt as needed.
Heat a tawa, pour a ladle of batter in the
center and spread it in a circular motion.
You can make thick dosas like uthapam or
thin dosa with this batter.
Drizzle a tsp of oil around the dosa, once the
edges starts lifting up, flip it over to the
other side and drizzle another 1/2 tsp of oil.
Once cooked, remove from tawa and serve
hot with any chutney of your choice.