Thursday, October 8, 2015

Drumstick ( Murungakkai ) Vathal Kozhumbu

This recipe is prepared using sambar powder. You can prepare the sambar powder using this link -
Once the sambar powder is ready this dish can be prepared soon.

Ingredients :
Drumstick - 1 or 2 ( cut into 1" )
Sambar powder - 2 tsp
Tamarind juice - extracted from lemon size tamarind
Curry leaves - few
Sesame Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
Shallots ( chopped ) - 1/4 cup
Salt - as required

1. Heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds , once it starts to splutter , add fenugreek seeds , curry leaves ans saute for a minute.
2. Add shallots and cook until the it transparent in color.
3. Go ahead and add drumsticks and saute for 2 minutes.
4. Pour the tamarind juice and required amount of water and allow it to cook for 10 to 12 mins or until the drumstick is cooked well.
5. Add sambar powder , salt. Aftre adding the sambar powder , not required to cook for more time , since the ingredients are already dry roasted.
6. Allow it to cook for sometime or when it comes for a boil. Switch off from the flame and serve hot with rice.