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Wadi aalu drumstick curry

Mona Santosh
20 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Wadi aalu drumstick curry RECIPE

Urad dal wadi fried in mustard oil cooked on slow fire with fresh drumstick and potato.. make me remember the taste and aroma tgat I grew up eating. A recipe close to my heart

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Bihar
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 6 small size Urad dal wadi(i have used store bought)
  2. 3 medium potatoes, preferably new potatoes
  3. 4 drumsticks
  4. 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  5. 2 onion
  6. 1/2 tsp cumin
  7. 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  8. 1 tsp coriander powder
  9. 1/2 tsp termeric
  10. 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  11. 3 red tomatoes
  12. Salt
  13. 3 tbsp mustard oil
  14. Coriander leaves to garnish


  1. Heat up oil fry wadi till dark brown but not burn, break it in 3-4 pieces
  2. Cut potatoes lengthwise fry them without peeling off the skin if its new potatoes
  3. Cut drumsticks, wash and keep, your basic preparation is done.
  4. In same oil add cumin seeds, add onion and fry till it changes colour, add ginger-garlic paste, fry until raw smell is gone.
  5. Remove skin of tomatoes(optional), f Grind to make puree, add this to pan, fry for 5 minutes
  6. Add chilli, termeric, coriander powder and salt, fry until masala leaves oil, add fried broken wadi, potatoes and drumstick peices. Mix well.
  7. Add hot water and cook with lid on.
  8. Open and stir in between, add garam masala powder, add more hot water as per your liking. Cook until wadi gets soft.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with roti or steam rice.

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   May-18-2018

Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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