Moringa Drumstick Curry
Do you know that Moringa and it's fruit - also known as Drumstick - is a type of  super food? Don't be deceived by how it looks. The health benefits that you can get out of this super food will blow you away!
Servings Prep Time
2portion 15minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
2portion 15minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
  • 3-4inch drumstickscut into 2 to 3long. Rinse thoroughly.
  • ¾cup moringa leave
  • 1 onionmedium-size, chopped finely
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 100ml coconut milk
  • 30g assam pasterinsed
  • 2tbsp chickpeas flourmixed with 4 tbsp water.
  • 1/4tsp turmeric powder
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2tsp cumin seeds
  • 1tsp coriander powder
  • 1tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2cup corianderchopped
  • saltto taste
Instructions
Step 1: Prepare Assam juice
  1. Soak tamarind paste in 200ml of warm water. Stir and squeeze the assam pulp. Set aside.
Step 2: Prepare drumsticks
  1. In a saucepan, add in drumsticks, sufficient water to cover the drumstick, a pinch of salt and turmeric powder. Cook it on high heat for 8 mins. Cook till the drumsticks are tender, but at the same time remain intact. Do not overcook them. Set aside.
Step 3: Cook curry
  1. In a heated pan with olive oil, add in mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Fry till it splutter. Add in turmeric powder, curry leaves, onions and moringa leaves.
  2. Stir fry till the onions turn translucent. Add coriander powder, chilli powder and the tamarind water along with tamarind.
  3. Once it starts boiling, add the drumsticks along with the water and mix gently.
  4. Add in the chickpeas-water mixture to the boiling curry. Continue to stir till the curry thickens. Reduce the flame.
  5. Add coconut milk, mix it gently and simmer for 2-3 mins.
  6. Have a taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly.
  7. Garnish with coriander and enjoy with a warm bowl of rice.