Kerala Drumstick Thoran

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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

How to Make Kerala Drumstick Thoran

  • Boil the drumsticks in 2 cups of water.
  • Cover and cook until tender, then remove the lid.
  • When almost the entire water has evaporated, drain and keep the drumsticks aside.
  • Put the ground paste in the same pan and cover with the boiled drumsticks.
  • Sprinkle with some salted water. Cover and cook until it releases steam.
  • Stir gently. Sprinkle some more water. Cover and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a small pan and add rice and mustard seeds.
  • Allow to splutter, then add the chillies and onions.
  • When the onions are transparent, pour over the drumstick mixture.