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Drumstick pulp thokku

Drumstick and peanuts thokku
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, Kerala cuisine
Servings: 4 People
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 5 long drumstick
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 3 medium garic cloves - crushed
  • 3 long dry red chilies - broken into halves
  • 1/4 cup shallots/small onions - chopped finely
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sambar powder
  • 1 tbsp fresh peanuts - cooked (Optional)


  • Cut the drumsticks to 1 -1.5 inch length. Cook it along with little water, salt and turmeric powder to 4 whistles.
  • Scoop out the pulp to a bowl with help of spoon or your thumb finger.
  • Heat oil, crackle mustard seeds. Put in crushed garlic, red chilies and chopped onions. Fry until onions turn brown.
  • Add turmeric powder, cumin powder and sambar powder.mix well and cook for a minute.
  • Now to this, put in cooked peanuts and the drumstick pulp. Cook it for a couple of minutes until well blended with spices. serve hot!