Friday, May 31, 2013

Drumstick Tomato Curry Recipe | Mulakkada Kura - Andhra style

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drumstick curry
Drumstick is a common vegetable used in Andhra for preparing various varieties like sambar, rasam, dal, curries and even pickle.It has a typical flavor which makes the dish quite tasty and I never miss buying it when I go for veggie shopping.Today, I am posting a very simple drumstick-tomato curry which serves as a good combination with rice.
mulakkada tomato kura
Check out other Drumstick varieties in my blog:
Drumstick Tomato Curry | Mulakkada Kura:
(Serves 2)

2 Drumsticks,cut into 2" pieces
1 Onion,chopped
1 big Tomato,finely chopped
3-4 Garlic pods,roughly chopped
1 tbsp chopped Coriander leaves
a sprig of Curry leaves
3/4 tsp Red chili powder 
a pinch of Turmeric powder
1 Red chili
2 tsp Chana dal
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
Salt to taste
1-2 tbsp Oil

  • Heat oil in a kadai/pan and crackle mustard and cumin seeds.
  • Add chana dal and fry until they turn slight red in color.
  • Add red chili,curry leaves,garlic pods and fry for some time and then add chopped onions and fry well until they turn translucent.
  • Add the chopped drumsticks and fry well for 4-5 mins.
  • Now add chopped tomatoes and fry for another 2-3 mins until the tomatoes become mushy.
  • Add turmeric powder and some water(1/2 cup) to it and cook it covered for 5-6 mins until the drumstick pieces are cooked.You can add more water to it to make it thin and also adjust the seasonings accordingly.
  • Add salt and red chili powder and cook for 2 mins.Garnish with Coriander at the end.
Serve it hot with hot steamed Rice and papad/fryums.
drumstick tomato curry
  1. You can increase the amount of onions and tomatoes in the recipe according to your wish.
  2. Adjust the amount of red chili powder in the recipe.
drumstick curry


Akila said...

Looks yummy

Indian Khana said...

Looks yum ...I would love to have it now for lunch :)

Shree said...

Have not found fresh drumstick here in US. The curry looks really nice !

Sangeetha Nambi said...

Looks inviting !

Unknown said...

One of my fav curry's! Inviting clicks..!

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

Any thing with drumstick i love, flavorful curry

great-secret-of-life said...

yummy dish and lovely clicks

Laxmipriya said...

My MIL makes this often.. lovely clicks.. :)

saraniskitchen said...

My mom make this often...looks delicious...

divya said...

tempting clicks,looks so irresistible.

Divya Shivaraman said...

inviting drumstick curry...

Unknown said...

Yummy to the core.... awesome mulakkada koora....

Unknown said...

THIS IS REALLY A GOD LOOKING TASTY AND HEALTHY FOOD as drumsticks have an excellent medicinal quality

Anonymous said...

Tried the receipe and its really good.
Its going to be my regular dish because l love drumstick and l have planted a drumstick tree and its fruiting. Yea.

Anonymous said...

Yummy yummy

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