Thursday, June 01, 2006
drumstick - dry vegetable
1 tsp mustard seeds
¼ sp asafoetida powder
½ sp turmeric powder
½ sp methi seeds
½ tsp garam masala powder
1 cup grated coconut
Marble size tamarind
1 tsp jaggery
11/2 tsp chili powder.
You can add finely chopped brinjal too this is optional
Peel and cut drumsticks into 11/2 inch pieces.
Heat oil in a vessel and add mustard seeds, when they splutter add methi seeds asafetida and drumstick pieces and cook with one-cup water for 10 mins or till the time the drumsticks become soft.
Grind together coconut, chilli powder, garam, masala powder, haldi powder, and tamarind together with little water to a rough paste.
Add the paste to the cooked drumsticks and add water till it becomes a bit watery not too much the paste should stick to the drumsticks.
Add salt and jaggery boil for 3 mins and serve with rice or chapatti.
I have added brinjal in this vegetable.