Drumstick and Potato Subzi

Drumstick and Potato Subzi

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Put this Drumstick and Potato Subzi on the table and marvel at its rolling success! Indeed, it will belittle the other dishes with its striking flavour and appetizing aroma. Drumstick gifts its mind-blowing aroma and flavour to any dish that it is added to, and this subzi is no exception.

A simple combination of drumstick with potatoes, onions and tomatoes, together with a traditional tempering and a few readily-available spice powders, results in a fantastic dish, which will make you unabashedly lick your fingers in glee! The best part is that this recipe is absolutely a no-fuss process, using just simple, everyday ingredients.

Serve with Chapatis .

Drumstick and Potato Subzi recipe - How to make Drumstick and Potato Subzi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 5 servings
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  1. Combine the drumstick, potatoes, salt, turmeric powder and 2 cups of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the onions, garlic and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, coriander powder, little salt and turmeric powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally and mashing it slightly using a potato masher.
  5. Add the drumstick-potato mixture along with its water and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy113 cal
Protein2.1 g
Carbohydrates12.2 g
Fiber3.5 g
Fat6.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A346.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.7 mg
Vitamin C63.6 mg
Folic Acid20.3 mcg
Calcium50.3 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium10.8 mg
Potassium263.2 mg
Zinc0.3 mg


Drumstick and Potato Subzi
 on 23 May 19 02:00 PM

What would be the process if using frozen drumstick ?
Tarla Dalal
24 May 19 09:00 AM
   Hi Steph, You will have to thaw the drumstick before you use it. Rest of the steps will remain the same.
Edited after original posting.
Drumstick and Potato Subzi
 on 26 Mar 19 07:02 PM

Drumstick and Potato Subzi
 on 19 May 18 06:06 AM

Drumstick and Potato Subzi
 on 18 Apr 17 09:40 PM

This recipe of drumstick and potatoes along with onions and tomatoes is very easy to make, I serve this often with hot rotis, the basic masalas make this recipe really great in taste.