Tasty Kerala Style Drumstick Curry Recipe


  • Drum stick – 4 to 5 nos
  • Shallots – 9 to 10 nos
  • Green chilli -3 to 4 nosu
  • Curry leaves -2 to 3 springs
  • Tomato -2 nos
  • Tamarind -small ball
  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Red chilly powder – 2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder -1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder -1/2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds -1 tsp
  • Salt -1 or 2 tsp
  • Oil -4 to 5 tbsp


  • First, we have to peel and cut the drumstick into medium length pieces.
  • Wash them well, drain and keep a side.
  • Then wash the tomatoes, chop them into small pieces, and set them aside.
  • Take a bowl, add tamarind and water, soak them well.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add grated coconut, curry leaves and shallots.
  • Saute them well till they turn a light golden brown.
  • Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder.
  • Saute and roast them well,set aside.
  • Grind the roasted coconut mix into a fine paste and set it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  • Then add curry leaves and green chilli and saute them well.
  • Add chopped shallots and saute them well.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, mix and cook them well.
  • Now add the drum stick pieces and combine them well.
  • Add a smooth paste of coconut mix and water, and mix them well.
  • Then squeeze the soaked tamarind and drain, pour the extract water into the curry pan, and stir them well.
  • Then sprinkle some salt on them and mix them well.
  • Cover and cook till the drum sticks are well cooked.
  • After 7 to 8 minutes, remove the lid and check whether the curry is well cooked or not.
  • Once the curry is ready, remove it from the heat, set it aside.
  • Serve the taste of drumstick curry with meals.

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