Potato And Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry

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Drumstick leaves is well known for their medicinal properties and is said to normalize blood sugars. It is commonly used to make stir fry, dal, sambar, Drumstick Curry etc. Sharing a recipe of it which I paired with Potatoes.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 3


  • Potatoes - 2
  • Drumstick leaves - A big bunch
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin - ½ teaspoon
  • Mustard Seeds - ¼ teaspoon
  • Garlic - 3 crushed
  • Urad dal - 1 teaspoon
  • Chana dal - 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Green chillies - 2 slit
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ teaspoon
  • Chilly powder - ¼ teaspoon
  • Salt


  • Take the potatoes and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles. Remove and cut into cubes and set aside.
  • Clean and wash the leaves thoroughly in water and drain the water off nicely. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin, mustard, dals, garlic and fry till the dals turn golden. Add the curry leaves, green chillies and fry for 2 mins.
  • Add the boiled potatoes, salt, turmeric, chilly powder and fry for around 5 mins in low heat.
  • Add the leaves and fry stirring it continously in medium heat till they are done which will take around 5-10 mins. Take off the flame, serve with rice.

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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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