Potato and Drumstick Curry


250 gm potatoes, peeled and cut into pieces
100 gm drumsticks, cut into 2″ pieces
1 tomato, chopped
1 big onion, chopped
2 green chillies, slit
1 piece ginger, crushed
4 garlic cloves, crushed
2 sprigs curry leaves
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tbsp chilli powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
3/4-1 tsp garam masala
1 cup coconut milk
1 tsp mustard seeds
chopped coriander leaves


  1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pressure cooker and add chopped onion, tomato, green chillies, ginger, garlic and curry leaves and saute well.
  2. Then add coriander powder, chilli powder and turmeric powder and stir well.
  3. Add chopped potatoes, drumsticks,salt and little water and mix well.
  4. Cover and cook for about 2 whistles and switch off the flame.
  5. Open the lid, add coconut milk and garam masala and then boil well till the gravy thickens.
  6. Heat little oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  7. Pour this over the prepared curry and add few chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Serve hot…


  1. I just love drumsticks. My neighbor's tree is bearing so many of them but I dare not ask. I didn't know that drumsticks can be found in Perth. Its a beautiful dish and when I can find the sticks, I shall try your version of curry.

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