How to make Andhra Drumstick Curry - Sour drumsticks, cooked in an Andhra style curry

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Drumsticks (सेजन की फली), Curry leaves (कड़ी पत्ते )

Cuisine : Andhra

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Andhra Drumstick Curry

The cuisine of Andhra Pradesh is reputedly the spiciest of all Indian cuisine. Foods include both the original spicy Andhra cooking and Muslim-influenced Hyderabadi cuisine. Rice is the staple diet and is used in a wide variety of ways.
Hyderabadi cuisine is influenced by the Muslim population, which arrived in Andhra centuries ago. Much of the cuisine revolves around meat. It is rich and aromatic, with a liberal use of exotic spices, ghee, nuts and dry fruits.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Andhra Drumstick Curry Recipe

  • Drumsticks 2-3

  • Curry leaves 15-20

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Ginger roughly chopped 1 1/2 inch pieces

  • Garlic 6-8 cloves

  • Dried red chillies 2-3

  • Roasted peanuts 2 tablespoons

  • Tamarind pulp 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Scrape the drumsticks and cut into 1 inch pieces. Heat 2-3 cups water in a deep non stick pan, add turmeric powder, salt and drumstick pieces. Cover and cook.

Step 2

Heat oil in another deep non stick pan. Add mustard seeds, black gram, curry leaves and when the seeds splutter, add onions and sauté till lightly browned.

Step 3

Grind together ginger, garlic, red chillies, peanuts with a little water to a fine paste

Step 4

Drain the drumsticks and add to the pan with onions. Add the ground masala and mix well.

Step 5

Add salt and mix. Cover and cook for a while on low heat. Add a little of the leftover water in which the drumsticks were cooked. Cover and cook till the drumsticks are completely soft.

Step 6

Add tamarind pulp and mix well. Serve hot.