Drumsticks Curry

Ingredients

5 drumsticks, chopped the size about 2 knuckles
½ a coconut, freshly grated
1 tsp rasam powder or sambhar powder (adjust as per taste)
A small ball of tamarind
½ tsp turmeric
½ tsp chilli powder
3 cloves garlic (optional)
1 small ball of jaggery
1 tsp oil
Mustard
Hing/asafoetida
Salt
Coriander

Preparation

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1. Place the drumsticks in a wide vessel use just enough water to cover all the drumsticks mix salt. Cover and par boil.
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2. Meanwhile grind the coconut, the masala powder, tamarind, turmeric, chilli powder, garlic (if used) and jaggery to a very fine paste using little water. Many times I grind the masala only after I have boiled the drumsticks and I use the water from the drumsticks only.
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3. Pour over the masala over the drumstick and bring to a boil. Adjust the seasonings.
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4. In a small pan heat the oil, splutter mustard, then hing/asafoetida.
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5. Pour over the drumstick curry. Cook till the drumsticks are done.
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6. Serve with steaming hot rice.
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Archana

 



About

This recipe is what my friends’ mom used to make and since the kids loved it I copied it. You can as in the original recipe add prawns which taste yummy but I am clueless about cooking them. You are the expert if you are using prawns but I will guarantee the taste!

Other Names:

Shevgya che shenga /Nuggekai/ Shango

Yield:

Serves 4

Added:

August 15, 2011

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