Drumstick and green mango paalu curry

Ingredients:-

  1. Coconut oil – 2 tbsps.
  2. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp.
  3. Fenugreek/Uluva – 1/4 tsp.
  4. Dry red chillies – 2 numbers
  5. Curry leaves – a few
  6. Onion – 1 medium; cut into bite size cubes
  7. Shallots – 4 numbers; thinly sliced
  8. Drumstick – 3 numbers; cut into 3″ pieces
  9. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp.
  10. Coriander powder – 1 heaping tbsp.
  11. Red chilly powder – 1 tsp.
  12. Green mango – half of a medium mango that is very sour
  13. Thin coconut milk/Randaampaal – 2 cups

Method:-

  1. Heat oil in a wok and add the mustard seeds. Allow them to splutter. Add the fenugreek and cook for 2 minutes on low heat.  Stir in the dry red chillies and curry leaves.
  2. Add the shallots & onion and cook till almost browned.
  3. Stir in the drumstick pieces and fry on medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the coriander, turmeric and chilly powders and cook for a minute on low heat.
  4. Add the thin coconut milk and salt and bring the mixture to a rolling boil. Throw in the green mango pieces and cover cook on low heat for 20 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with rice.
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