Main ingredients:  drumsticks, tomatoes and cashew nuts.

Preparation: 10 minutes     and cook time: 25- 30 minutes.

Serves: 4-5.

Mulakkada Jeedipappu Gravy Curry/ Drum stick and Cashew nut Gravy Curry

Mulakkada Jeedipappu Gravy Curry/ Drum stick and Cashew nut Gravy Curry

INGREDIENTS:IMG_1176

Mulakkada Jeedipappu Gravy Curry Items

Mulakkada Jeedipappu Gravy Curry Items

  1. 2-3 medium sized drumsticks/ mulakkadalu (peel and cut into 2-3” pieces).
  2. 2 medium tomatoes (roughly chopped).
  3. 2 medium onions (roughly chopped).
  4. 2 green chilies (chopped).
  5. Salt- to taste.
  6. 1 pinch turmeric pwd.
  7. 1 tsp ginger garlic paste.
  8. ¾ red chilly pwd.
  9. ½ tsp garam masala pwd or (powdered 3 cloves+ 1 cardamon+ ½ cinnamon stick).
  10. 1 tbsp coriander pwd.
  11. 2 tbsp chopped cilantro.
  12. 1 small cup cashew nuts.
  13. 1 tbsp poppy seeds/ khas khas/ gasagasalu.

TO TEMPERING:

  1. 2 tbsp oil.
  2. 1 tsp cumin seeds/ jeera/ jeelakarra.
  3. 1 tsp mustard seeds/ rai/ aavaalu.
  4. 1 tsp spit black gram/ urad dal/ minappappu (skin less).

PREPARATION:

Ground Cashew nut poppy seeds Paste, Onion Paste, Tomato paste

Ground Cashew nut poppy seeds Paste, Onion Paste, Tomato paste

  1. In a mix jar, grind the roughly chopped onions to course paste. Keep aside.
  2. Grind the chopped tomato to a fine paste. Keep aside.
  3. Grind the cashew nuts and poppy seeds by adding little water to a smooth paste. Keep aside.

METHOD:

  1. Heat oil in a cooking pan on over low flame.
  2. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and split black gram.
  3. Let them splutter, add ground onion paste, green chilies, salt and turmeric pwd and saute for 3-5 minutes.

    Drumstick and Cashew nut Gravy Curry Preparation

    Drumstick and Cashew nut Gravy Curry Preparation

  4. Add ginger garlic paste and saute until fragrant.

    Preparation of Drumstick and Cashew nut Gravy Curry

    Preparation of Drumstick and Cashew nut Gravy Curry

  5. Add ground tomato paste and drumstick bits and mix.
  6. Cook, stirring continuously till the oil separates.

    Mulakkada Jeedipappu Gravy Curry Preparation

    Mulakkada Jeedipappu Gravy Curry Preparation

  7. Now add ground cashew nuts poppy seeds paste, coriander pwd, garam masala pwd, red chilly pwd and 1 cup of water and combine well.

    Drumstick and Cashew nut Gravy Curry Preparation

    Drumstick and Cashew nut Gravy Curry Preparation

  8. Cook covered for 10- 12 minutes or till the curry reaches to desired gravy consistency. garnish with chopped cilantro.

    Mulakkada Jeedipappu Gravy Curry/ Drum stick and Cashew nut Gravy Curry

    Mulakkada Jeedipappu Gravy Curry/ Drum stick and Cashew nut Gravy Curry

This curry goes well with rice or roti.

SABITHA..

 

 

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