How to make Drumstick Curry -

Delicious tangy drumstick curry with flavour of coconut milk.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Drumsticks (सेजन की फली), Coconut milk (नारियल का दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Drumstick Curry

Drumstick Curry Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Drumstick Curry Recipe

  • Drumsticks peeled and cut into 2 inch pieces 4

  • Coconut milk

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves 20

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Curry powder 1 teaspoon

  • Thin coconut milk 1 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chillies slit 4

  • Tamarind pulp 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Thick coconut milk 1 cup


Step 1

Heat oil in a deep pan, add curry leaves and onions and sauté till lightly browned. Add the drumsticks and stir. Add the curry powder and stir again. Add thin coconut milk, salt and green chillies. Stir and add half a cup of water.

Step 2

Cover and cook till the drumsticks are well cooked. Add tamarind pulp and mix. Add fresh coriander leaves and reduce the heat. Add thick coconut milk and let it heat through. Do not let it come to a boil.

Step 3

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.