Mar 10, 2009

MUNAKKAYA TOMATO KURA (DRUMSTICK IN TOMATO GRAVY)

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Munakkaya(Drumstick) --- 2 no. cut in to 2 inch pieces
Onion ---- 2 medium finely chopped
Tomato --- 5no. medium finely chopped
Oil ----- 1 tab sp
Mustard seeds ---- 1/2 tea sp
Cumin seeds --- 1 tea sp
Urad dal ----- 1 tea sp
Dry red chilli --- 1 no. broken
Afew curry leaves
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder --- 1/2 tea sp
Red chilli powder ---- 1 tea sp
Garlic --- 6 cloves cut in to big pieces

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Method :----
1. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds and let them popup then add urad dal, cumin seeds,dry red chilli pieces and curry leaves and fry till dal become red.
2. Then add chopped onion and fry till onion become soft.
3. Then add chopped tomato and cook till tomato become soft and mashy
4. Now add drumstick pieces,salt to taste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garlic pieces mix well and add 1cup of water mix well cover and cook till drumstick become soft in side (mix in between) mix well and remove from the heat.
5. If you want you can cook this curry till all the water evoparates and gravy becomes thick.If you like it with a thin gravy then switch off the flame when vegetable are cooked enough.
Serve with rice or roti.

23 comments:

Madhumathi said...

Love drumstick soo much..It must be tasting divine with tomato :)

Priti said...

We make this way too....you can add some more veggies too...

Varunavi said...

Lovely colour

Ann said...

We too love drumsticks..But this is new to me...lemme try this one.

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy curry...

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

Looks delicious. My children luv drumsticks.

Trupti said...

I love any drumstick curry. THanks for sharing this recipe Rekha.

Happy Holi !!

bhavani said...

wav i like very much this kura. all munakkaya items we like.

DEESHA said...

nice gravy .. I just made drumstick sambar today .. shall try this too

Priya said...

Thats a delicious kura...lovely colour!!

spicyrasam said...

I love this and we also make this the same way....infact i was about to post this dish but my fotos were deleted by mistake ....nice 2 c it here :D

Cham said...

Like drumstick , waiting for the season. Delicous curry!

Superchef said...

drumstick and tomato, that must be a divine combination!! nice pic!

Uma said...

mmm. munakkaya koora! super! looks great rekha!

BTW, a feast for you at my blog!

Poornima Nair said...

Wow, that looks very tempting. I love drumstics, but the one I occasionally see out here are so dried out that I never buy them.

Vibaas said...

Have something for you, dear :
http://vibaas-world.blogspot.com/2009/03/potato-sandwich-and-awards.html

Sanghi said...

Lovely recipe..! You can send this tomato gravy with drumstick to My FIL event rekha..!:)

Dershana said...

The curry looks very flavoursome!

Adlak's tiny world said...

This is awesome me too make this for my daughter.. its her favrt dish... drumstick season started thanks for reminding me. will prepare tomrw itself.

notyet100 said...

hppy holi rekha,.this is new forr me,..;-)

Janani said...

Thanks Rekha Aunty for your lovley comments.

vidhas said...

I love drumstick and my kids too. I also make similar like this. Thanks for dropping in janani's blog, she was so.. excited.

Jaishree said...

Yummy curry,Looks delicious.I have something for u. Pls accept& trail back to my blog Rekha.