Drumstick Kadhi (Sahijan /Saragva Ki Kadhi) | How to make Drumstick Kadhi (Sahijan /Saragva Ki Kadhi)

By Farrukh Shadab  |  30th Nov 2015  |  
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Drumstick Kadhi (Sahijan /Saragva Ki Kadhi)by Farrukh Shadab
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About Drumstick Kadhi (Sahijan /Saragva Ki Kadhi) Recipe

As all of us know very well that drumsticks leaves are most nutritious part of the drumstick tree, they are significant source of vitamins, manganese and proteins. When I saw fresh tender leaves of drumstick in the market, without any second thought and plan, I picked it up. Although delicious dals or stir fries can be made with it, I preferred to make tantalizing Kadhi. So simple, so tempting, so nutritious, here is how to do it….

Drumstick Kadhi (Sahijan /Saragva Ki Kadhi)

Ingredients to make Drumstick Kadhi (Sahijan /Saragva Ki Kadhi)

  • 2 nos drumsticks peeled and cut in 2 ½ -3inch length
  • 1 cup drumsticks leaves (stalks to be discarded)
  • 1 cup curd(dahi)
  • 3 tbsp besan(gram flour)
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves
  • 1 tsp ginger grated/paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp green chili paste
  • 1 ½ tsp saunf (fennel) powder
  • Generous pinch of hing(asafetida)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt as per taste
  • For tempering:
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds(saunf)
  • few curry leaves
  • 4 whole dry red chilies( broken into 2)
  • 2tbsp oil

How to make Drumstick Kadhi (Sahijan /Saragva Ki Kadhi)

  1. Combine together curd, water, gram flour(besan) and ½ tsp turmeric powder(haldi). Whisk well or blend it in a blender to a pulse to make a smooth lump free mixture. Keep it aside.
  2. In a heavy bottom pan, heat oil. Add cumin seeds and curry leaves. Allow it to crackle. Add hing (asafoetida).
  3. Add drum sticks and its leaves and sauté for 2 to 3 mins. Add ginger, green chili paste, fennel powder, garlic paste. Saute.
  4. Cover and cook for 2 to 3 mins. Reduce the heat to low. Add the blended curd mixture stirring continuously to avoid curdling. Add salt and 1 tsp sugar. Allow it to boil. Keep stirring.
  5. Once it starts boiling, cover and simmer for 15 to 20 mins or till the drumsticks are well cooked.
  6. Adjust the consistency and seasoning of the kadhi as per your requirement. Cook for another 3 to 4 mins.
  7. For tempering:
  8. Heat oil in small pan, add mustard, allow it to crackle. Add fennel seeds and curry leaves, fry for few seconds. Add broken red chilies, fry for another few seconds.
  9. Pour this tempering immediately over the prepared kadhi and cover. Enjoy with hot steamed rice or khichdi

Reviews for Drumstick Kadhi (Sahijan /Saragva Ki Kadhi) (3)

Mansi Talegaonkar2 years ago

What are drumsticks

Usha Sharma2 years ago

Thanks Farrukh ,Seems interesting.will surely make. I was told drumsticks are bitter, hope the Kadhi won't taste bitter.Any tips ??

Ankit Kumar Gupta2 years ago


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