Sunday, December 14, 2008

A Vegetable liked by many South Indians in particular, earlier this vegetable used to be seen in markets only in Summer , but these days with the climate change it almost available round the year. Yes it is the DRUMSTICK................what a name and what a veggie,,,,,,,,,,,here a mutton curry with this..............

DRUMSTICK MUTTON CURRY

YOU NEED

-Mutton 500 gms ( cut into pieces with bones on)

Oil 3 tbsp

Drumstick 2 nos

Bay leaves 2 nos

Cardamon 5 nos

Cloves 5 nos

Pepper powder 1 tsp

onion 1 cup (finely chopped)

Ginger & garlic paste 1 tbsp

Coriander powder 1tsp

Chilly powder 1 tsp

Turmeric 1/2 tsp

Tomato 1 cup(chopped)

Curry leaf 1 sprig

Coconut 1 cup (ground to a fine paste)

Salt & lemon juice to taste

Coriander for garnishing

DO IT

-In a deep pan heat the oil and add all the spices and saute then add the onions when translucent add the ginger and garlic along with the powders and mix well, now add the mutton and cook on high heat till it gets dry add 2 cups of water, salt and cook covered till the mutton is cooked.

-Add the tomato puree, drumsticks and cook on low flame till the drumsticks are cooked, then add the coconut paste and cook simmering for 2 minutes.

-Now add the lemon juice stir well and serve garnished with coriander.

Wow!! what a dish with a good combination of plain rice and pickle

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