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73 drumstick recipes
Last Updated : Aug 29,2018
Drumstick fruits are green, long and thin pods resembling an actual Drumstick. The only portion consumed is the soft, jelly-like interior in which the seeds are present. The seeds, too, are nice to eat if the beans are young. They are a popular ingredient in vegetable curries. Simmered in lightly salted water for 7-10 minutes they can be eaten as it is after removing the pulp.
They are widely used in South Indian preparations like dals and curries. Sambhar made with lentils and vegetables is the most loved accompaniment for rice or dosas and idli's. Similar breakfast accompaniment is Kolumbu, a veggie-loaded dish with an assortment of masalas and dals. Different regions have different method of cooking the same ingredient. Mangalorean drumstick curry cooked with a tamarind-flavored coconut masala taste amazing with a bowl of rice or some hot rotis. The addition of drumstick to rice preparations like South Indian Mixed Vegetable Khichdi and Bisi Bele Bhaat enhances the flavor greatly.
When peeled and cut into finger lengths and cooked in spicy gravy, drumstick can be transformed into appetizing Drumstick Curry. Drumstick and Cashew Curry, Vegetables in Tomato Gravy, South Style Mixed Veg Curry are various recipes using drumstick. It is also one of the main ingredients in preparation of kadhis like the Bhatia Kadhi, Sindhi Kadhi. Drumstick leaves recipes like this dry sabji with a traditional tempering and a mixture of coconut and minimal spices are not only easy to cook but also, very flavorful. Apart from these traditional applications in curries, sambhar, kormas, and dals, it is a surprise vegetable, which also makes tasty pickle and soup.
Try other drumstick recipes like Vaal Drumsticks Subzi, Avial, Drumstick Dal from our website and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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Drumstick and Potato Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Put this Drumstick and Potato Subzi on the table and marvel at its rolling success! Indeed, it will belittle the other dishes with its striking flavour and appetizing aroma. Drumstick gifts its mind-blowing aroma and flavour to any dish that it is added to, and this subzi is no exception.
A si ....
Manglorean Drumstick Curry by Tarla Dalal
The Mangalorean Drumstick Curry is traditional fare that reflects the rich and vibrant flavours of Indian cuisine. Thanks to the abundance of coconuts along the Kerala and Konkan coast, these cuisines use coconut generously in the masalas and garnishes. Here, in this preparation, drumstick and potat ....
Sambhar Rice, Sambar Sadam by Tarla Dalal
A traditional one-dish meal
from the kitchens of Tamil Nadu, the Sambhar Rice is enjoyed so much by them that it is made on special occasions as well as lazy weekends!
They need no reason or occasion to make Sambhar Rice – if they feel like it, ....
Drumstick Vegetable Curry by Tarla Dalal
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 an ....
Drumstick Soup, Veg Drumstick Soup by Tarla Dalal
This fabulous soup, with the strong aroma and flavour of drumstick, is surprisingly easy to make because it bypasses the cumbersome process of peeling the drumstick. In this innovative procedure, the drumstick is sautéed in butter along with the other ingredients, cooked, blended and then strained, ....
Sambhar by Tarla Dalal
The aromatic flavours of this traditional South Indian dish are truly irresistible. The speciality of this sambhar is that it is made with minimal oil and loads of vegetables which enhance its nutritive value. When served hot with Nutritious Stuffed Idlis, it makes a meal that is very hard to resi ....
07 Jul 18
Avial ( South Indian Recipes) by Tarla Dalal
Avial is a dish that originated in kerala, but gained an equal fanfare in tamilnadu as well. Rare is the wedding or festive menu that does not include avial! the key to making excellent avial is to pay equal attention to the visual appeal – vegetables with contrasting colours such as carrot, beans, ....
Drumstick Dal, South Indian Style Dal by Tarla Dalal
Think of this as a more flavourful variant of the everyday Sambhar. A sumptuous mixture of cooked toovar dal, drumstick and vegetables like onions and tomatoes is flavoured with a spicy paste of coconut, onions and spices, and tempered with a traditional mix of mustard seeds and red chillies.
South Indian Mixed Vegetable Khichdi, Low Salt Recipe by Tarla Dalal
This South Indian Mixed Vegetable Khichdi is fondly called as ‘kootanchoru’ or ‘kadhamba sadham’ and is often made when there is a family get-together because it is flavoursome and satiating, and makes a convenient one-dish meal.
It is loaded with veggies, and the paste gives it a nice mouth-wat ....
Kolumbu by Tarla Dalal
When you are tired of the daily Sambhar
, this delectable Kolumbu will lend a special touch to your breakfast!
Packed with the power of spices and dals, this tasty, veggie-loaded accompaniment is also quite satiating. While it goes great with Idli ....
Kerala Sambar, Kerala Sambhar with Coconut by Tarla Dalal
The Kerala Sambhar is a rich and flavourful version, which is made of toovar dal and mixed vegetables like brinjal, ladies finger and red pumpkin, laced with tamarind and flavoured with a spicy masala of coconut, onion, coriander seeds and other spices like pepper, fenugreek and cumin.
The flavo ....
Drumstick Leaves Dry Sabji, South Indian Style Subzi by Tarla Dalal
This South Indian
style subzi will enable you to appreciate the naturally interesting taste of drumstick leaves, because it does not use heavy masalas.
Just a traditional tempering and a mixture of coconut and minimal spices is enough to accentuate the t ....
Sambhar ( How To Make Sambhar, South Indian Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
This is one South Indian dish that needs no introduction, and probably the most versatile of them all. Each family uses the ingredients in various proportions. You can also try varying the quantities depending on your preference. The vegetables added to sambhar (or any kuzhambu) are referred to as ‘ ....
Drumstick Pickle, South Indian Pickle by Tarla Dalal
A very different and unusual pickle from the kitchens of South India, the Drumstick Pickle is perfectly spiced and 100% sure to tickle your taste buds.
Sautéed drumstick pieces are allowed to marinate in a tangy and spicy base that includes tamarind pulp, asafoetida and a freshly-ground masala p ....
Avial, South Indian Curry by Tarla Dalal
This mouth-watering South Indian
curry is nothing short of a delicacy with its unusual combination of veggies, flavoured aesthetically with a mildly-spiced coconut paste.
Do not chop the veggies too finely when making Avial, because the veggies should re ....
Sambar ( Sambhar, Idlis and Dosas) by Tarla Dalal
Like idlis and dosas, Sambhar is also an all-time favourite that is almost synonymous with South Indian
food! From the smallest roadside hotel to the classiest Indian restaurants around the globe, ‘idli, Vada, Sambhar’ is a very popular breakfast combo!
Sojana Data Posto, Dry Drumstick and Poppy Seeds Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Posto is one of the classic dishes from Bengali
cuisine, which is sure to make you wipe off your portion in a jiffy and gleefully lick your fingers too! Poppy seed is the characteristic ingredient of this famous subzi, and all other variants of Posto.
Here, w ....
Vegetables in Tomato Gravy by Tarla Dalal
The highlight of this recipe, as the name suggests, is the abundant use of tomatoes. Moreover, a varied bunch of veggies are used – ranging from ladies finger and drumsticks to french beans and potatoes. You can try other combinations depending on what vegetables you have in stock. The gram flour pl ....
19 Apr 18
Bisi Bele Bhaat, Karnataka Bise Bele Bhat by Tarla Dalal
Bisi Bele Bhaat, a traditional spicy rice dish from Karnataka is quite addictive – served piping hot topped with lots of ghee and accompanied by fried papads and a cool raita, it is almost impossible to say no to this One Dish Meal.
Check out for many more wholesome, quick and easy to prepare, one ....
Methi Leaves Sambhar by Tarla Dalal
Sambhar is a dish that is synonymous with South Indian cooking. As it is, sambhar is very nutritious as it combines toovar dal with an assortment of vegetables. While vegetables like red pumpkin, drumsticks and bottle gourd all contribute to the nutrient content of this recipe, the bumper iron top-u ....
Drumstick and Cashew Curry by Tarla Dalal
Cashews being abundant in regions across the west coast of India, it is usually used to complement vegetables in various curries.
They are commonly combines with drumstick, long beans etc. A horde of spices is usually used to balance the blandness of cashews.
Serve this delicious curry wi ....
Vaal Drumsticks Subzi, Sprouted Butter Beans and Drumstick Recipe by Tarla Dalal
The mellow creaminess of sprouted butter beans and the amazing flavour of drumsticks get along very well in this simple but super-tasty recipe!
A traditional tempering and a pungent paste of coconut and garlic, are all it takes to transform these simple ingredients into an irresistible Vaal Dr ....
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