Halwai June 24, 2018


• 5-6 Drumsticks peeled, chopped like fingers
• 2 Onions finely slivered
• 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
• 1/2 tsp Rice grains
• 2 dry Red Chillies broken in half
• 2 tbsp oil
• salt to taste
• Grind to a paste:
• 3/4 cup fresh Coconut grated
• 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
• 3 flakes Garlic
• 2 green or red fresh chillies
• 2-3 pinches Turmeric powder


  1. Wash and boil drumsticks to boil in 2 cups water.
  2. Allow to cook covered in a pan till tender, then remove lid.
  3. When almost all water has evaporated, empty and keep aside.
  4. Put ground paste in same pan, cover with boiled drumsticks.
  5. Sprinkle some salted water, cover and cook till steam is given out.
  6. Stir gently, sprinkle some more water, cover and keep aside.
  7. Heat oil in a small pan, add rice and mustard seeds.
  8. Allow to splutter, add chillies and onions.
  9. When onions are transparent, pour over drumstick mixture.
  10. Simmer again, stirring gently, till all water is evaporated.
  11. Serve hot with rice or chapatti.

Recipe courtesy of Sify Bawarchi