Sojne data
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3
Sajne data chorchori / drumsticks with vegetables in Bengali style flavored with five spices.
  • 8-10 : Drumsticks (peeled and cut into 3 inch long)
  • 1 quartered / 300 gm : Yellow pumpkin (should yield around 15-20 chunky pieces)
  • 1 : Potato big size (cut into medium size chunks)
  • 2 tsp : Ginger (minced)
  • 1 tsp : Bengali five spice (panch phoron)
  • 3-4 : Green chillies
  • ¼ tsp : Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp : Cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp: Mustard powder
  • 1-2 tbsp : Mustard oil
  • Salt and sugar to taste
  1. Wash and cut all the vegetables as mentioned.
  2. Heat the mustard oil in a pan.
  3. Temper the oil with Bengali five spices, add the minced ginger too
  4. Add all the vegetables and saute them for 10 minutes till they become tender.
  5. Add salt and other spices except mustard, fry them for a while on medium heat.
  6. Add the green chillies and mustard powder and fry for few more minutes.
  7. Add enough water to just cover the vegetable and let it simmer on low heat till done.
  8. This dish should have clingy gravy, so evaporate the remaining water. adjust the seasonings.
  9. You can add few drops of ghee before serving it with steamed rice.
You can also add handful of spinach and sem or broad beans to it.
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