Sweet and Sour Drumsticks Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4


 Drumsticks4 , scraped and cut into small pieces
 Tamarind ball1 Small
 Jaggery1 Tablespoon, grated
 Onion1 Medium, minced
 Gram dal1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, boiled
 Ginger piece1⁄2 Inch
 Garlic flakes4
 Dry coconut pieces1 Small
 Cumin seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Coriander seeds1 Teaspoon
 Turmeric powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Green chillies2
 Coriander leaves1 Pinch
 Asafoetida1 Pinch
 Garam masala1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Chilli powder To Taste


1. In a saucepan add salt and water and boil the drumsticks in it.
2. Drain out the drumsticks when done.
3. In a small bowl add tamarind with water and keep it soaked for 5 minutes. Extract the pulp.
4. In a frying pan dry roast coconut.
5. Add in grinder along with ginger, garlic, chillies, corriander and cumin seeds.
6. Grind the spices to a smooth paste.
7. In a skillet heat 3 tablespoon oil and add asafoetida and onions. Fry until colour changes.
8. Sprinkle water over it and ground coconut paste, salt and chilli powder. Fry till the oil starts separating.
9. Stir in dal, drumsticks and 1 cup water.
10. Cook the drumsticks till done.
11. Add tamarind and jaggery and cook till tender.

12. Serve garnished with coriander leaves.