Gravied Drumsticks

It is so simple and so much fun to squeeze out the tangy, succulent drumstick pulp in this awesome recipe.
By Siri Pulipaka

Gravied Drumsticks

Gravied Drumsticks
 
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It is so simple and so much fun to squeeze out the tangy, succulent drumstick pulp in this awesome recipe.
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Recipe Type: Side
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 3 long drumsticks, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 4 cloves crushed garlic
  • a pinch of hing (asafoetida)
  • 2 tsp thick tamarind pulp
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ⅛ tsp turmeric powder
  • salt - to taste
  • about 1 to 1.5 cups of water (depending on the consistency of the gravy you want)
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a kadai and add cumin seeds. Let them sizzle a bit. Then add crushed garlic and hing.
  2. Reduce flame and add drumsticks, tamarind pulp, chilli powder, turmeric and salt. Mix well.
  3. Then add water. Cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Uncover and continue to cook until the gravy thickens and drumsticks are well done.
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves. Tastes fabulous with rice and ghee. Trust me on that!
Siri Pulipaka

Siri Pulipaka

Siri is an obsessed foodie, an avid blogger, a passionate photographer and one who yearns for simple pleasures of life. She writes about recipes, her culinary adventures and reviews local restaurants & events on her blog - Cooking With Siri, which she started in summer of 2007 during her stint in the US. She believes in farmer's markets, growing her own food and eating responsibly & locally. She also has a photography blog - 365 Days of Siri, where she shares and documents a slice of her daily life through the camera lens. She currently lives in Hyderabad, India along with her food-loving husband.

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