Today’s curry is a simple, easy and typical Andhra dish that is sure to delight the tomato lover to the core. The delectable combination of fresh drumsticks with tarty tomatoes creates a heavenly aroma and tastes divine.
Drumsticks are cooked in a garlicy onion-tomato base with just chilli powder to spice it up. The natural sweet-tart flavor of tomatoes complements the sweetness of the drumsticks and the resultant curry is a fresh palate pleasing flavor. Makes a great curry with chapatis or rice.
2 drumsticks, remove skin, cut into 2" pieces, roast in a tsp of oil for 3-4 mts
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 tomatoes, finely chopped, heirloom work best!
10-12 fresh curry leaves
3-4 garlic cloves, slightly crushed
pinch of turmeric pwd
1 tsp red chilli pwd (adjust)
salt to taste
1/2 tsp grated jaggery (optional)
1 tbsp coriander leaves
1/2 tbsp oil
Method for making Munagakaaya Tomato Curry
Heat oil in a vessel. Add the crushed garlic and curry leaves and toss them for 8-10 seconds.
Add the onions and fry till translucent. Add the chilli pwd, turmeric pwd and salt. Combine well.
Add the chopped tomatoes and cook on medium heat uncovered for 4-5 mts. Reduce heat, add the roasted drumsticks and cook covered for another 5 mts.
Add a glass of water, jaggery, adjust salt and cook covered till you get the desired gravy consistency.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with hot chapatis or rice.
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