Drumstick Thoran

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 5-6 drumsticks peeled, chopped like fingers
  • 2 onions finely slivered
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp rice grains
  • 2 dry red chillies broken in half
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • Grind to a paste:
  • 3/4 cup fresh coconut grated
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 flakes garlic
  • 2 green or red fresh chillies
  • 2-3 pinches turmeric powder

How to Make Drumstick Thoran

  • Wash and boil drumsticks to boil in 2 cups water.
  • Allow to cook covered in a pan till tender, then remove lid.
  • When almost all water has evaporated, empty and keep aside.
  • Put ground paste in same pan, cover with boiled drumsticks.
  • Sprinkle some salted water, cover and cook till steam is given out.
  • Stir gently, sprinkle some more water, cover and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a small pan, add rice and mustard seeds.
  • Allow to splutter, add chillies and onions.
  • When onions are transparent, pour over drumstick mixture.
  • Simmer again, stirring gently, till all water is evaporated.
  • Serve hot with rice or chapatti.