Drumstick Vegetable Curry
by Tarla Dalal
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Only Indian cuisine can boast of such a variety! Take any vegetable and there will be hundreds of ways in which it can be prepared. Here is an irresistible recipe featuring aromatic and flavourful drumstick together with besan in a tomato-based curry flavoured and tempered with traditional spices and powders.
Since this drumstick vegetable curry includes a significant amount of besan, try to serve it immediately on preparation to retain the freshness.
Serve with rotis or parathas .
- Roast the besan on a tava (griddle) for 4 to 5 minutes or till it turns light brown in colour.
- Cool slightly, add 2 cups of water and mix well till the besan dissolves completely. Keep aside.
- Boil a vesselful of water along with salt. Add the drumstick pieces and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till they turn soft. Drain and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till they turn translucent.
- Add the ginger, garlic and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for another 30 seconds.
- Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the chilli powder and turmeric powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the boiled drumsticks, besan-water mixture and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the coriander and mix well.
- Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||1281.7 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.7 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0.3 mg|
|Vitamin B3||3.1 mg|
|Vitamin C||104.9 mg|
|Folic Acid||181.3 mcg|
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