How to make Crabstick and Drumstick Curry -

Crabsticks and drumsticks cooked with coconut and kokum.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Frozen crabsticks, Drumsticks (सेजन की फली)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Seafood

Crabstick and Drumstick Curry

Crabstick and Drumstick Curry Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Crabstick and Drumstick Curry Recipe

  • Frozen crabsticks 250 grams

  • Drumsticks scraped and cut into long pieces 4

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies 3

  • Curry leaves 16-18

  • Scraped fresh coconut 6 tablespoons

  • Kokum petals 3-4


Step 1

Heat sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan, add drumsticks, salt and ¼ tsp turmeric powder and cook till the drumsticks are soft.

Step 2

Heat oil in another non-stick pan. Slice onions.

Step 3

Add mustard seeds to the oil and let them splutter.

Step 4

Slit green chillies.

Step 5

Add curry leaves to the oil and sauté for ½ minute. Add onions and sauté till the onions turn soft.

Step 6

Put 4 tbsps scraped coconut in a grinder jar, add 3-4 tbsps water and grind into a smooth paste.

Step 7

Add ¼ cup water to the onions and cook for 2 minutes. Add crabsticks, coconut paste and salt and mix well.

Step 8

Add green chillies, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add cooked drumsticks along with the liquid, kokum petals and remaining turmeric powder and mix well.

Step 9

Add remaining scraped coconut and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes.

Step 10

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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