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Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Drumstick Curry (Kerala style) | Muringakka Thengarachu Curry

Winters are real hard time to get over in the mornings especially when you feel to just wrap in the comforters or quilts.Schools are opening tomorrow after a 10 days fun time and our late night sleeps,late early morning wake ups are also ending,feeling sad..anyway got to get to the tight schedule from  tomorrow.Anyways,coming back to the post,its Kerala style Drumstick curry.This is a very easy delicious curry that goes perfect with rice.I have tried this recipe from Jisha's Kitchen,Thanx Jisha for the recipe.Do give this a try & enjoy with rice!!!



Ingredients
drumsticks cut 10-12 pieces
onion 1 medium sized sliced
tomato 2 chopped
green chillies 5-6 vertical slit
turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
salt

to grind
coconut 1 cup grated/shredded
shallots 3-4
fennel powder 1/4 tsp
cumin seeds 1/4 tsp(optional)
turmeric powder 1/4 tsp\
garlic cloves 2

to temper 
mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
red dry chillies 2-3
curry leaves 1 sprig


Method
Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.Add the curry leaves,followed by broken red dry chillies. Add the sliced onions and saute till translucent and lightly browned.Add in the chopped tomatoes and cook till its done.Add the drumsticks,green chillies,salt and turmeric powder.Add 1 1/2 cups water and cook covered for 13-15 minutes or until the drumsticks are cooked and tender.
In the mean time,grind the coconut,cumin seeds,fennel seeds,turmeric powder,shallots and garlic cloves.Make a smooth paste.Add this to the curry and cook on low flame for 5 mins (or till one or 2 boils appear on the surface).
Put off flame and serve warm with rice !!



Servings 2-3 adults

NOTES
* You can use fresh or frozen drum sticks.






60 comments:

DeepthiDigvijay said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks yummy!!!
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Sangeetha Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious curry, feel to hv it with hot rice dear :-)

Manju said... Best Blogger Tips

I love the ingredients in this dish...my next post is on Mathang erissery, almost has the same ingredient list I guess, but how different they both taste alle...

Happy new Year Julie!

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Shailaja Reddy said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice flavour n tasty...

Sireesha Puppala said... Best Blogger Tips

Love the cute pot dear...curry looks very inviting..

divya said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow.. It's so delectable..

Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Fingerlicking curry, with a bowl of rice i'll happily have this curry anytime.Happy new year wishes to you and your family.

Veena Theagarajan said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy kootu / Curry
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suhaina aji said... Best Blogger Tips

I can have rice if u just give me this curry..simply love it. Ur clicks have improved a lot. Keep it up. Did u buy new camera.

Uma said... Best Blogger Tips

looks super delicious and tempting. Happy New year!!

Maha Gadde said... Best Blogger Tips

very tempting & delicious dish!!

Farah Saleem azeez said... Best Blogger Tips

looks awesome

Swathi Iyer said... Best Blogger Tips

Fresh drumsticks will be tasty Julie, we didn't like the frozen one. This one is perfect. I will try when I can hold of fresh ones.

Sudha Sabarish said... Best Blogger Tips

Curry looks tasty.Bookmarked.

sweetlady said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Julie! Been looking for a drumstick curry recipe. Thankful that I found your site. Will try this tonight. Btw, is it okay if I add more turmeric/curcumin powder?

belesaaru said... Best Blogger Tips

Its one of the favorite curry at my place... love the masalas added to it.

belesaaru said... Best Blogger Tips

Its one of the favorite curry at my place... love the masalas added to it.

Nandini M said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice curry! Love the richness!

Nivedhanams Sowmya said... Best Blogger Tips

so traditional and so authentic.. very delicious curry!!!
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Amy said... Best Blogger Tips

looks very rich & thick gravy...delicious curry...
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Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said... Best Blogger Tips

Very yumm Julie... can feel the aroma of drumstick in this curry...
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Kalpana Sareesh said... Best Blogger Tips

so good..

Ola said... Best Blogger Tips

it must smell really good!

Arthy Suman said... Best Blogger Tips

I would just grab a plate of hot plain rice have this curry...

Purabi Naha said... Best Blogger Tips

I love drumsticks, especially in Sambhar. This dish really looks tasty, worth a try! :)
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Leena said... Best Blogger Tips

Curry looks very spicy and delicious..yumm

Vimitha Anand said... Best Blogger Tips

Very flavorful curry. Nice clicks

Faseela Noushad said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy curry....love drumstick..:)

Gauri said... Best Blogger Tips

I love this with hot sticky rice :)

PT said... Best Blogger Tips

cute bowl dear.. tempting curry.,.

Hema said... Best Blogger Tips

Very different curry with drumsticks, looks yummy..

Kitchen Queen said... Best Blogger Tips

my kids favorite vegetable. yours looks yummy.

Julie said... Best Blogger Tips

@sweetlady yes,you can increase both turmeric powder & cumin powder to 1/2 tsp each if you wish:)

Uma Ramanujam said... Best Blogger Tips

Love drumstick flavor in gravy. I quickly prepare this without coconut. Like your version too.

Lizy said... Best Blogger Tips

it's been ages since I have drumsticks! looks just like the one mom used to make.

Rosh said... Best Blogger Tips

Ooh lovely curry Julie! Looks delicious!!

Vineetha said... Best Blogger Tips

i love this simple curry..During winter time me and DH finds its hard to eat veg food,so i even add little prawns to this veg curry and make it non veg :)

Anu said... Best Blogger Tips

Lovely curry Julie.

Tisa Jacob said... Best Blogger Tips

Love the pictures Julie. This is one of my very favorite curries. Thanks for bringing about a great waterfall from the portals of my mouth ;-))

Sravs said... Best Blogger Tips

Very delicious and yummy curry !!

Shylaja Praveen said... Best Blogger Tips

delicious curry. Tempting clicks

cookingvarieties said... Best Blogger Tips

hi julie, how was your new year. delicious drumstick dish , great to eat with rice and roti.
we have this tree locally, so to me only fresh ones will taste good- not frozen. :) cos yes, i have a choice. anyway, over here, there is no frozen ones. have a great weekend.

Reshmi Mahesh said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious and yummy curry...

Love to Experiment said... Best Blogger Tips

Julie. I will have this any time of the day. In fact I just a curry with drumsticks. It will be my next post. :)

Swasthi Blank said... Best Blogger Tips

i suppose drumsticks with coconut taste too good. will try sometime. Thanks for sharing

Ramya Krishnamurthy said... Best Blogger Tips

hi julie sis.first time here.yummy and tempting.happy to follow you.wil u support me?

Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory) said... Best Blogger Tips

Happy New year, Julie! This looks like a delicious curry, looks great :)

Vrinda said... Best Blogger Tips

One of my fav.. yum

DivyaGCP said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious and flavorful curry.. My daughter loves drumstick..

Nagashree said... Best Blogger Tips

The gravy looks delicious, have bookmarked it.

Sanoli Ghosh said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks very yummy and tasty curry. Never added coconut with drumstick dear. Will try it.

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Love to Experiment said... Best Blogger Tips

Julie... I've sent yuu an email. Sorry for the delayed response. You have so many wonderful ideas :)

Reshmi said... Best Blogger Tips

me too love this one.. it is hard to get good drumsticks here...

Viya said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks so delicious and drum sticks are my favorite too:)

misha said... Best Blogger Tips

One of my fav .... :)

Divya Pramil said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks so creamy and delicious, must taste great too :)
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manjooo said... Best Blogger Tips

a staple gravy :)

Pavithra R said... Best Blogger Tips

My Dad is a fan of drumstick!! Although my Mother makes a different version of the recipe, she never adds fennel powder. So next time I go home, i will make this recipe. Love the look of it!
Thanks Julie.

Nilu A said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow! Loved this drumstick curry Julie :-)

Hema said... Best Blogger Tips

Hey Julie, we have the same bowl rt, nice curry, going to try this soon..