Drumstick – Brinjal Masala / Muringa – Vazhuthananga Kootu


2 big drumsticks, cut into pieces
1 cup brinjal, thinly sliced
1 onion, sliced
1 tomato, chopped
1/2 tsp ginger, sliced
1/2 tsp garlic, sliced
1 1/2 tsp crushed chilli
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 sprig curry leaves
1 tsp mustard seeds
salt to taste
1 1/2 tbsp oil


  1. In a pan, cook the drumsticks adding little turmeric powder, salt and enough water and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add sliced ginger and garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
  3. Add sliced onion and curry leaves and saute well till onion turns transparent.
  4. Add thinly sliced brinjal and salt and saute well for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add turmeric powder and chopped tomato and mix well. Add crushed chilli and coriander powder to this and mix well till tomato turns soft.
  6. Now add the cooked drumstick along with its water and and cook till all the water dries up and  the masala is well coated with the vegetables.
  7. Remove from the flame and serve with rice…
  • Adjust the spice level according to your taste 🙂

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