Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Drumstick Curry/Murungakai Kuzhambu


Drumstick pieces - 1 cup(peeled)                 
Oil - 2tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 spoon
Urad dal - 1/4 tbsp
Bengal gram - 1/4 tbsp

Onion - 1
Tomato puree - 1cup
Ginger - 1 inch
Garlic - 6 - 7 pods
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tbsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp
Coriander powder - 1 tbsp

Jeera powder - 1tbsp
Grated Coconut - 1cup
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few


Grind grated coconut, onion,red chilli powder,jeera powder,garlic,ginger,coriander leaves into a smooth paste by adding some water.

Heat oil in a pan,add mustard oil,urad dal,bengal gram and let it splutter. Then add curry leaves,ground masala paste(see above line) &mix it well and saute for 5 mins.

Then add drumstick pieces and saute for 5 mins. On high flame ,add water till the above ingredients immerse and close the pan & cook it  for  2 to 3mins.

Then reduce the flame to simmer and cook till the vegetables are done.

Once the vegetables has cooked, add tomato puree,salt &coriander powder & cook it for 5mins.Then turn off.

Garnish with coriander leaves.


 For more taste,You can add potatoes along with drumstick.


  1. Nothing beats a quick and easy recipe that is also delicious. It looks amazing!

    1. hi rachel.. thanks for visiting my blog.

  2. so yummy n tasty kuzhambu...wonderful preparation too!!
    Spicy Treats

  3. Hi Rekha ,

    Your recipe looks delicious!!!!

    Doing a noble job...

    keep it up....

  4. I love drumstick in any form! Should be very flavorful!