Aloo Chuin Besara (Drumstick-Potato in Mustard Sauce )

This dish is native to the state of Orissa.

Ingredients :

250 grams drumstick
3 small potatoes

Grind to paste :
1 big onion
1big tomato
8-9 garlic pod
1/2 inch ginger
1 tsp mustard seeds

2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp feneel seeds
1/2 tsp methi seeds
1/2 tsp onion seeds
2 dry red chilies broken
pinch of turmeric

Methods to cook :

Heat 1/2 tsp oil in a kadai . Add drumstick. Mix well . Add a splash of water. Cover and cook for 5 min. Remove lid in between and stir to make sure that it doesnt get burnt. Cook on low flame.Keep it aside.
Repeat the same and potatoes.
Heat oil. Add cumin, fennel, methi, onion and dry red chilies. Add turmeric and the onion paste made. Cook for 3-4 minutes on high flame. Add water and bring it to aboil. Add drumstick and potatoes to the gravy. Add salt to taste and boil for 7-8 minutes more. Its ready to be served with rice.


  1. Nice recipe soma, seems delicious too

  2. This is a nice spicy recipe! I love the combination! Can't resist!

  3. looks perfect n spicy.. thanks for the recipe dear.. :)

  4. Such a beautiful dish, looks fabulous...lovely combo!!

  5. Drumstick and potatoes is my favorite combo too...your gravy looks very delicious Soma :)

  6. Looks delicious, spicy and yummy. Lovely dish.

  7. Such a healthy dish. Nice combiantion of veggies.

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