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73 drumstick recipes

Last Updated : Aug 08,2023

सहजन फली रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (drumstick recipes in Hindi)
સરગવાની શીંગ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (drumstick recipes in Gujarati)

73 drumstick, saijan phalli recipes | Indian drumstick recipes | recipes using drumstick, saijan phalli |

73 drumstick, saijan phalli recipes | Indian drumstick recipes | recipes using drumstick, saijan phalli | 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.

South Indian Drumstick Recipes

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.

Sambhar ( How To Make Sambhar, South Indian Recipe)

Sambhar ( How To Make Sambhar, South Indian Recipe)

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 flavour greatly.

South Indian Mixed Vegetable Khichdi, Low Salt Recipe

South Indian Mixed Vegetable Khichdi, Low Salt Recipe

Drumstick Curry Recipes

When peeled and cut into finger lengths and cooked in spicy gravy, drumstick can be transformed into appetising Drumstick Curry. Drumstick and Cashew Curry, Vegetables in Tomato Gravy, South Style Mixed Veg Curry are various recipes using drumstick.

South Style Mixed Veg Curry

South Style Mixed Veg Curry

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 flavourful.

Apart from these traditional applications in curries, sambhar, kormas, and dals, it is a surprise vegetable, which also makes tasty pickle and soup.

Drumstick and Cashew CurryDrumstick and Cashew Curry

Drumstick Indian Vegetables, Dals

The mellow creaminess of vaal and the amazing flavour of drumsticks make a easy drumstick recipe  Vaal Drumsticks Subzi.  

Vaal Drumsticks Subzi, Sprouted Butter Beans and Drumstick RecipeVaal Drumsticks Subzi, Sprouted Butter Beans and Drumstick Recipe

A simple combination of drumsticks with potatoes, onions and tomatoes for this drumstick and potato subzi recipe.   Drumstick Dal is a flavourful variant to sambar. Rare is a wedding in South India without the drumstick and coconut based Avial recipe

Drumstick Dal, South Indian Style Dal

Drumstick Dal, South Indian Style Dal

Health benefits of drumstick, saijan phalli

Drumsticks being low in calories and low in carbs, you can enjoy it in the quantity you want. The high fiber  in drumsticks helps to manage and prevent many diseases like DiabetesHeart DiseaseHigh Cholesterol by adding bulk and releasing the sugar slowly into the blood stream. Drumstick is super rich in Vitamin C is and antioxidants. See detailed benefits of drumsticks.  See all 8 Health Benefits of Drumstick

Vegetables in Tomato Gravy

Vegetables in Tomato Gravy

Enjoy our drumstick, saijan phalli recipes | Indian drumstick recipes | recipes using drumstick, saijan phalli | given below.


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Drumstick Curry, South Indian Drumstick Potato Sabzi
Recipe# 32919
20 Aug 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a sweet and spicy drumstick and potato curry made the South Indian way i. e. Flavoured with coconut and whole spices. This curry has a predominant garlic flavour and tastes great with steamed rice . You can als ....
Drumstick Pickle, South Indian Pickle
Recipe# 32882
24 May 20

 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 ....
Drumstick and Cashew Curry
Recipe# 32916
23 Mar 21

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
Recipe# 4374
19 Jan 22

 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 ....
Manglorean Drumstick Curry
Recipe# 4362
16 May 13

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 ....
Drumstick Dal, South Indian Style Dal
Recipe# 40886
08 Aug 23

 by Tarla Dalal
drumstick dal recipe | South Indian style toor dal with drumsticks | phalli wali dal | with 31 amazing images. South Indian style toor dal with drumsticks is a more flavourful variant of th ....
Drumstick  Soup, Veg Drumstick Soup
Recipe# 40635
09 Oct 23

 by Tarla Dalal
drumstick soup recipe | veg drumstick soup | saijan ki phalli soup | healthy drumstick soup | with 15 amazing images. This fabulous drumstick soup recipe with th ....
Drumstick Vegetable Curry
Recipe# 38899
02 May 22

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 and Potato Subzi
Recipe# 40636
21 Apr 21

by Tarla Dalal
drumstick and potato sabzi recipe | sahjan ki sabji | sindhi aloo sabzi | drumstick with potatoes | with 24 amazing images. drumstick and potato sabzi recipe |
Drumstick Leaves Dry Sabji, South Indian Style Subzi
Recipe# 42054
19 Apr 18

 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 ....
Sojana Data Posto, Dry Drumstick and Poppy Seeds Subzi
Recipe# 41436
02 Apr 17

 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 ....
Sambar ( Sambhar, Idlis and Dosas)
Recipe# 1663
28 Jul 23

by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
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! ....
Sambar Recipe, South Indian Homemade Sambar Recipe
Recipe# 1557
28 Sep 21

 by Tarla Dalal
sambar recipe | South Indian sambar recipe | homemade sambhar recipe | how to make sambar | with 20 amazing images. Sambar is a definite part of
Recipe# 3578
01 Jul 21

 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 ....
Restaurant Style Sambar, Sambar with Sambar Masala
Recipe# 32735
23 Aug 21

 by Tarla Dalal
restaurant style sambar recipe | sambar recipe for idli | sambar with sambar masala | hotel sambar recipe | with 54 amazing images. restaurant style sambar recipe ....
Bisi Bele Bhaat
Recipe# 32894
27 Dec 21

 by Tarla Dalal
This 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! improvise by adding field beans, peas, kidney beans or other legumes along with the vegetables, for ....
Avial, South Indian Curry
Recipe# 22366
08 Jul 22

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 ....
Bisi Bele Bhaat, Karnataka Bise Bele Bhat
Recipe# 33336
06 Sep 20

 by Tarla Dalal
bisi bele bhat recipe | Karnataka style bisibele bhat | how to make bisi bele bhat at home | with step by step photos. bisi bele bhat is a traditional spicy rice dish from Karnataka which ....
Methi Leaves Sambhar
Recipe# 5708
28 Sep 20

 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 ....
South Style Mixed Veg Curry
Recipe# 4361
16 May 13

by Tarla Dalal
South Indian cuisine generally uses a lot of coconut. However, it is used in a balanced way with the required amount of spices, tamarind, etc. In this delicious South Style Mixed Veg Curry, a colourful assortment of veggies is cooked with a richly-text ....
Bhatia Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 610
20 Aug 20

by Tarla Dalal
As the name suggests, this kadhi recipe hails from the bhatia community. It is a sweet and sour version made with cooked toovar dal water, curds and vegetables. This interesting combination of ingredients makes all the difference—be it in terms of taste or aroma. You can even add sliced potatoes to ....
Avial Recipe, Kerala Aviyal Recipe
Recipe# 32909
06 Jul 23

by Tarla Dalal
avial recipe | aviyal recipe | South Indian avial | Kerala avial | with 35 amazing images. avial recipe is also called aviyal in South ....
Saragva ni Kadhi ( Know Your Green Leafy Vegetables)
Recipe# 32802
16 May 11

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A variation of the traditional kadhi, this combines well with steamed rice, papad and pickles to make a wholesome, filling meal.
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