Drumstick curry is a North Indian main course dish which is made of onion gravy and spices. Let’s proceed to the recipe.
PREPARATION TIME: 10 MINUTES
COOKING TIME: 25 MINUTES
CUISINE: NORTH INDIAN
COURSE: MAIN COURSE
Cooking oil: 2 tablespoons
Cumin seeds: 1/2 teaspoon
Asafoetida: 2 pinches
Drumsticks: 8-9 (medium)
Onion: 2 large
Ginger: 2 inches
Garlic: 8-9 cloves
Cinnamon stick: 1 inch
Turmeric powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Red chili powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
Water: 250 ml
Salt: according to your taste
Fresh coriander leaves: 1 tablespoon (for garnishing)
- Rinse drumsticks with water, peel and chop them into 3-4 inches pieces long.
- Put a pan on medium flame and heat 1 tablespoon oil.
- Add drumsticks pieces and sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt on the. Now saute them till drumsticks turn golden brown. After this transfer them to a plate and keep aside.
- Now in leftover oil add 1 roughly chopped onion, garlic cloves, ginger, and cinnamon stick. Saute them for 5 minutes and transfer them to a blender.
- Blend them to a smooth paste and keep aside.
- Add 1 tablespoon oil and heat. Add cumin seeds, asafoetida, and let them splutter. Add 1 finely chopped onion and saute them till they turn translucent.
- Now add that smooth paste and saute for 5 minutes on simmer flame. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and mix well.
- Cover and cook for 7-8 minutes on simmer flame. Now open the cover, add water, and salt. Stir and let the water boil on medium flame.
- Now add fried drumsticks and mix again. Cover and cook on simmer flame and stir occasionally. Cook till gravy turns thick.
- Open the cover and stir again. Turn off the flame and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
- Serve warm with roti or rice.
- Drumstick curry is ready!
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