ABOUT THE PRODUCT
The pods of the Drumstick or Moringa tree are long, smooth-skinned, dark green, and three-sided. The pods, which can reach anywhere from 6 to 18 inches in length, are soft when mature and have bumps that run the length of the pod, revealing the seed nodes. Within the pods is a fleshy pulp and pea-sized seeds encased in wing-shaped hulls. The Drumsticks are tapered at each end.
Drumstick pods are rich in nutrients like iron, vitamin c, beta-carotene, copper and iodine.
Drumsticks are a boon for diabetics as they are known to reduce spiked blood sugar levels significantly. It is also known to enhance the gall bladder function, which in turn is helpful in lowering blood glucose. Drumsticks are an excellent source of B vitamins like niacin, riboflavin and vitamin B12, which are known to play a vital role in improving your digestive health.
STORAGE & USES
Make sure there is no moisture on the drumstick. Chop it into pieces and refrigerate in an air tight container. Cut them into finger length pieces and use them in sambar, curries, etc.
MAHARASHTRIAN STYLE DRY DRUMSTICK RECIPE
- Drumstick – 250 grms
- Sugar – ¼ tsp
- Onion – 3 big
- Oil – 2 tbsp
- Turmeric – ¼ tsp + a pinch
- Goda masala OR kala masala OR garam masala – ¾ tsp
- Karal / niger seeds chutney pwdr – ¼ cup
- Finely chopped coriander leaves – 1 cup
- Salt to taste
Chop the drumstick into small pieces .
Take the drumstick + water upto the level of drumsticl + sugar + turmeric .
Cover and cook on medium flame for 10 mins.
Heat oil in a pan add onions and stir fry till light brown .
Add garam masala + turmeric and mix well .
Add the cooked drumstick and give a mix .
Now add the karal chutney powder and mix well.
Cover and simmer on low flame for 5 mins.
Finally add the coriander leaves and give a mix .
Off the flame .
Serve hot with bakris or any indian bread items .