Saijan ki Sabzi ( Drumstick curry)

Saijan ki sabzi is a northindian delight. It is quite popular in uttarpradesh and Bihar. The recipe presented here is a typical way of cooking it in the region.

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Preparation Time: 
20 mintues
Cooking Time: 
30 mintues


Saijan ( drumstick) 100 grams( 3.5 ounce)
Aloo (potaoes) 4 pieces (peeled and quartered)
Onion 1 piece
Garlic 6-7 cloves
Mustard seeds ½ tablespoon
Cumin seeds ½ tablespoon
Black pepper ½ tablespoon
Salt 1 tablespoon
Tomato 1 piece ( quatered)
Mustard oil 3 tablespoon
Water 1 cup
To start first grind onion, ginger, garlic, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, black pepper all together and keep it aside.
In a pan or karahi put oil and once it is heated add the potato. Shallow fry the potatoes till they turn light brown. Afterwards add the grounded masala paste , tomatoes and salt and fry them till the masala leaves the oil. Add water and drumsticks and cover it with a lid. Cook on low flame for 10 mintues. Check if the potatoes have become tender and the gravy has become thick. Once done, serve hot with rice.