How to make Saijan Phalli Tadkewali -

Drumsticks cooked with simple masalas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Drumsticks (सेजन की फली), Scraped fresh coconut

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Saijan Phalli Tadkewali

Saijan Phalli Tadkewali Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Saijan Phalli Tadkewali Recipe

  • Drumsticks peeled and cut into 3 inch pieces 6

  • Scraped fresh coconut 3/4 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Dried red chillies 4

  • Curry leaves 12-15

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Scraped fresh coconut 1/2 cup


Step 1

Heat 2½ cups water with ½ tsp turmeric powder and a little salt in a deep non-stick pan. Add drumsticks, cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or till the drumsticks are cooked. Strain and keep aside in a bowl.

Step 2

Heat oil in another non-stick pan. Add coriander seeds and red chillies and sauté for half a minute.

Step 3

Add curry leaves, drumsticks, red chilli powder, remaining turmeric powder, black pepper powder, dried mango powder and salt and toss well.

Step 4

Add coconut and mix well.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.