Drumstick Paneer

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Drumstick Paneer is a healthy paneer curry in which drumstick flavour has been given.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 1 cubes Paneer
  • 1 Drumstick
  • 3/4 cup Curd beaten
  • 1/2 cup Gramflour 1/2 Cup gramflour
  • 1 tbsp Ginger juliennes
  • 1 tsp Finely Chopped Corriander : 1 Tsp finely chopped corriander
  • 1 tbsp Desi Ghee
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 3 cup Water as required approx


  • Peel and boil the drumstick pieces of two inches in 2 cups of water. After boiling keep aside. Do not throw the water.
  • Prepare a batter of gramflour and curd of flowing consistency without any lumps.Also add water 1 cup. Keep aside.
  • In a heavy bottomed vessel heat ghee, asafoetida, add the gramflour batter and keep stirring so that it does not stick to the bottom. Add salt and turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Add the water of drumstick and drumstick pieces which we had boiled and cook for a while till its colour changes and consistency is thickened. This process takes around fifteen minutes and keep stirring in between.
  • Now add paneer cubes, half ginger juliennes , a little more water and cook for few minutes for flavours to mingle.
  • Your Drumstick Paneer is ready to be served.Transfer to the serving dish and garnish with chopped corriander and rest ginger juliennes fried in oil.
  • Enjoy sizzling hot with roti , bread or rice as per choice.

Recipe Notes

  • I have used subtle flavours but you can use the tempering of mustard seeds, curry leaves, chilli powder, or dry red chillies. 
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