Drumstick Pickle | How to make Drumstick Pickle

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By Preethi Prasad
Created on 29th Nov 2015
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  • By Preethi Prasad
    Created on 29th Nov 2015

About Drumstick Pickle

Pickles are my favourite. My food platter is incomplete without pickle. My Mom and Mom In Law make different variety of pickles and each one has their own unique style and recipes. I always pack pickles on my way back from India. I had never thought of making pickles at home until this year. I started making Instant pickle and it was liked by my family. That boosted my confidence and thus began my journey of making pickles. I have tried many types of pickles. One such unique pickle recipe is Drumstick pickle.

Drumstick Pickle is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Drumstick Pickle has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Preethi Prasad is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Drumstick Pickle recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Drumstick Pickle is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 20 minutes. This is recipe of Drumstick Pickle is perfect to serve 8 people. Drumstick Pickle is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Drumstick Pickle. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Drumstick Pickle by commenting on this page below!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves8People
Drumstick Pickle

Ingredients to make Drumstick Pickle

  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 2 to 3 tsp red chilli powder (Depends on your spice intake)
  • 2 tsp methi seeds/fenugreek dry roasted and powdered
  • Lemon sized Tamrind
  • 90 ml oil
  • For Tadka:
  • Few Curry leaves
  • 1/4 Tsp Mustard/Rai
  • 1/2 Tsp Channa Dal/ Bengal Gram
  • 1/2 Tsp Urad Dal/ Black Gram
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric /Haldi
  • 2 Tender drumsticks chopped to 1 or 2 length
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 2 to 3 tsp red chilli powder (Depends on your spice intake)
  • 2 tsp methi seeds/fenugreek dry roasted and powdered
  • Lemon sized Tamrind
  • 90 ml oil
  • For Tadka:
  • Few Curry leaves
  • 1/4 Tsp Mustard/Rai
  • 1/2 Tsp Channa Dal/ Bengal Gram
  • 1/2 Tsp Urad Dal/ Black Gram
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric /Haldi
  • Salt to taste

How to make Drumstick Pickle

  1. Dry roast methi seeds and blend to make a fine powder. Soak tamarind in 1/2 glass of hot water. Heat 80 ml oil in a wok. Add the chopped drumsticks. Shallow fry for 8 to 10 minutes on medium flame. Then remove and keep it aside.
  2. In the same wok, add chopped tomatoes, haldi and salt to taste. Cook till the tomatoes turn mushy.Then add the drumsticks and cook for 4 minutes.
  3. Ensure the raw smell of drumstick is gone. Squeeze the tamarind and add the pulp in the wok. Add chilli powder, salt to taste and methi/fenugreek powder and mix well. Once the oil starts leaving the sides you can turn off the stove.
  4. Heat the balance oil in a pan. Add curry leaves, channa dal/bengal gram, urad dal/black gram, mustard seeds. Add the tadka on the pickle and allow it to cool.
  5. Store it in an air tight container. This Pickle is lip smacking and I am sure you will love it.

Reviews for Drumstick Pickle (4)

Shailla Mudaliar7 months ago
How long can we keep the pickle
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Prema Raghuraman8 months ago
Hi ! That's an interesting pickle recipe. However, need to know how long does it stay ? Does it need refrigeration? How soon does it need to be consumed ?
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Marlyn Diasa year ago
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Chaya Anjaa year ago
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