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Drumstick Curry Recipe

Drumstick Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 500 g - Mutton cut up in convenient pieces
  • 6 Drumsticks cut up in 3 inch lengths and tied together in bundles of 6 pieces
  • 2 oz. of Ghee or other fat
  • 1 heaped dessertspoonful - curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoonful - ground Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoonful - ground Turmeric
  • How to Make Drumstick Curry:

    1. Fry lightly for 2 or 3 minutes in 2 ozs. of ghee or other fat:
    2. 1 onion (finely chopped)
    3. 2 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
    4. Then add curry powder, 1/2 teaspoonful of ground cumin seeds, 1/2 teaspoonful of ground turmeric and continue the cooking for another 3 or 4 minutes. Add the meat, stir thoroughly, cover the pan and cook slowly for 10 minutes or so.
    5. Now add gradually little water or thin coconut milk to form the gravy and, with the pan uncovered , bring to the boil and simmer until the meat is more than half cooked.
    6. Add the drumsticks and continue the cooking until both the meat and drumsticks are thoroughly cooked.
    7. Add salt and lemon juice to taste and a tablespoonful of thick coconut milk.


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