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Besan Ka Pithla (drumsticks in Gram Flour Curry)

3 drumsticks -- (peeled), cut in 5 cm pieces
2 1/2 cups --
1 gram flour -- sieved
2 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon asafetida
8 curry leaves
2 onions -- finely chopped
2 tomatoes -- chopped
6 green chillies -- chopped
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup coriander leaves -- chopped
salt -- to taste


Boil drumstick pieces in water till the centres and seeds are soft. Mix gram flour with water to make a thin paste. Heat oil. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafetida and curry leaves. When the seeds pop, add the onions. Fry till the onion is translucent. Add tomatoes and drumsticks. Stir fry gently for 2 minutes. Add gram flour mixture, green chillies, turmeric, salt and sugar. Stir gently till cooked and creamy. There should be no lumps. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice or rotis.


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