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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Drumsticks - Shajan Alu Do Pyaza Sabzi

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Hello Friends, 

Today's blog post is a must try, very healthy and delectable recipe of drumsticks aka Sahjan Phali. Sharing interesting and mouth watering drumstick recipe with step by step pictures.

Moringa Oleifera or Moringa Tree is the scientific name of drumstick tree. It is also known as a miracle tree, tree of life, tree of heaven, never die tree and power house of nutrients. It is loaded with an incredible amount of nutrients, natural anti inflammatory agents and rare combination of antioxidants. It is also confirmed that leaf, seed, root extracts of drumstick tree have all the nutrients which are needed to take good care of most of our body's nutritional needs.

☑ Health benefits 

▪️Fights cold and flu as rich in vitamin C.
▪️it builds healthy and stronger bones
▪️ rich in antioxidants
▪️ contains all the essential amino acids, which are needed for healthier hair, scalp and nails
▪  Antiaging properties 
▪️High in beta carotene and vitamin A.
▪️Blood purifier and enhances complexion.
▪️  Improves your digestion 
▪️   Lowers your blood sugar levels 
▪️   Reduces high blood pressure 
▪Increase lactation in breastfeeding women.

☑Let's get started 

✔️Recipe details
▪️ Preparation time 8-10 minutes 
▪️ Cooking time 25-30 minutes 
▪️ Servings 4
▪️Recipe type - Side dish - Vegetable 
▪️ Cuisine - Indian

✔️Ingredients required 
▫️2-3 drumsticks 
▫️2 medium size potatoes 
▫️4 large onions
▫️2-3 tomatoes 
▫️1 inch ginger piece
▫️2-3 green chillies or as per taste
▫️1 tsp garam masala powder
▫️2 tsp red chilli powder
▫️2 tsp coriander powder
▫️1 tsp turmeric powder
▫️Salt to taste 
▫️3-4 tbsp cooking oil or as per your preference

☑ Method 

✔️Step 1 Mise en place - vegetable cutting 

Drumsticks - peeled - cut into 2" pieces 

Potatoes - peeled and cut into medium cubes
Onions - peeled and roughly chopped 
Tomatoes - washed and roughly chopped 

✔️Step 2 Boil potatoes and drumsticks together 

◾Combine water, potato cubes and drumsticks and ¼ tsp of salt in a saucepan. See to it that water just covers the potatoes and drumsticks. 

◾Cover it with lid and cook it on slow flame for about 6-8 minutes until potatoes and drumsticks are 80-85% cooked. Keep it aside until called for.

✔️Step 3 Gravy preparation 

◾Heat oil in a wok or frying pan. Add the onions, saute until light gold brown.

◾Add tomatoes, ginger and green chillies, stir fry for a minute or two on high flame, then add ¼ cup water, cover it with lid and cook it on slow flame for about 3-5 minutes until it turns mushy.

◾Add all the dry ingredients i.e. red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste. Mix it well. Stir and let it cook for a minute or two.

◾Add drumsticks and potatoes. Mix it very gently, if needed, add very little water and cover and simmer for 3-5 minutes.

◾Lastly sprinkle garam masala powder.

◾Add finely chopped cilantro leaves and serve hot with your preferred Indian bread or steamed rice.

Also refer

Drumstick Recipes


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    1. Thank you Anu.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŒท

  2. Thank you Sharmila.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŒท

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    1. Thank you Amrita.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŒท

  4. If you add boiled egg to this curry it tastes awesome you know?? I usually make this curry for my son :)

    1. Thank you so much my dear friend.๐ŸŒท๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜˜ My family don't eat eggs as pure vegetarian..

    2. pure vegetarian??๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‹