Saturday, 22 March 2014

Drumstick Tomato curry

This curry is made on a regular basis in Andhra. It has a mild flavour of tomatoes and sweetness of drumsticks. Result is just yummy. 
Tomatoes make your skin look great, build strong bones, help in fighting cancer. Drumstick is a great blood purifier, eases sore throat. So what are you waiting for? Rush to the kitchen and make the curry!!!


Onions, chopped: 2 medium size
Green chilies, slit lengthwise:  2
Tomatoes: 5 medium size
Drumsticks, cut into 2" pieces: 2
Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder: 2 tbsp(suit your spice level)
Salt to taste
Tamarind: small lemon sized ball
Cumin seeds, Coriander seeds, roasted and powdered: 1 tsp
Coriander leaves, chopped: 2 tbsp
Curry leaves: 2 sprigs
Oil: 1 tbsp


  1. Soak tamarind in little water and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add onions, green chilies, curry leaves. Saute till the onions turn golden brown.
  3. Add tomatoes and drumsticks.
  4. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, cumin coriander seeds powder and tamarind juice.
  5. Add 1/2 glass water and close the lid. Cook until the cooker releases 4 whistles and when all the pressure is gone, open the lid and add a teaspoonful of sugar.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice.

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