Drumstick Curry Recipe

Drumstick Curry is a spicy and tangy Andhra curry cooked with tomatoes, coconut and drumsticks. Learn how to make/prepare Drumstick Curry by following this easy recipe.
Drumstick Curry Recipe
Rating 8.5 / 10 (13 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 3 Drumsticks
  • 3 Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 Onion (finely chopped)
  • ¼ tsp Cumin Seeds (jeera)
  • ¼ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 6-8 Curry Leaves
  • ½ tsp Chilli Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp Turmeric (haldi) Powder
  • ¼ cup Coconut (grated)
  • 2 cloves of Garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Ginger (chopped)
  • 2 tsp Cilantro Paste
How to make Drumstick Curry:
  • Wash the drumsticks and scrap them lightly with a peeler. Now cut them into small finger length pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add to it curry leaves, mustard and cumin seeds.
  • When the seeds start spluttering, add onions. Saute till the onions turn pink and then add chopped garlic and ginger.
  • Saute for a few minutes and then add the chopped tomatoes.
  • Now put half cup of water and cover the pan. Cook till the tomatoes soften and turn into a juicy mush.
  • Then add the drumstick pieces along with grated coconut and cilantro paste, haldi powder, red chilli powder, salt and 2 small cups of water.
  • Mix well and cover the pan. Cook for about 20 to 25 minutes till the drumstick pieces become tender.
  • Serve hot Drumstick Curry with steamed rice.