TIRUNELVELI SPICY DRUMSTICK MASALA OR MURUNGAI MASALA


TIRUNELVELI SPICY DRUMSTICK MASALA OR MURUNGAI MASALA

Drumstick masala is a familiar dish in Halwa city of Tamilnadu... Its a handy dish too ...if we get a surprised guests as most of the houses will have drumstick plant in backyard... 


SPICY DRUMSTICK MASALA

INGREDIENTS:

Drumstick / Murungaikai    - 2 

Fennel   Seeds                       - 1 tsp

Turmeric powder                  - 1/4 tsp

Coriander powder                  - 3 tsp

Red chilly powder                 - 1/2 tsp

Curry leaf                             - 1 sprig

Salt                                        - to taste 

Oil                                         - 1 tsp

FOR PASTE:

Onion                                    - 1

Shredded coconut                 - 3 tbsp

Cumin Seeds                         - 1/2 tsp

METHOD:

Make a coarse paste with onion, coconut and cumin seeds.

Cut the drumstick into 2 inches long pieces. set aside.

Take a frying pan and add oil to it, When hot.

Add fennel seeds  when splutter add the curry leaves.

Then add the drumstick pieces.

Add coriander powder, red chilly powder and turmeric powder.

Then add the ground  masala paste and salt

Add a cup of water and cook till tender .

Cook till water evaporates and become a dry masala.

Thirunelveli Drumstick masala is ready to taste..

Goes well with Rice....

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