Assamese Recipe: Drumsticks in Mustard Sauce | Sojinar Sorsori

Summer is here and though the season demands light gravies, one can not say know to the temptation of drumsticks in mustard sauce.  This is a quick and easy recipe which can not be cooked with simple ingredients. But before going to the recipe, let us know the health benefits of drumsticks.

Health Benefits of Drumsticks

  • Drumsticks are a good source of iron, calcium and vitamin C.
  • They give strong bones and cleanse the blood.
  • It is also good for gall bladder.
  • Drumsticks help to improve the immune and nervous system.

Ingredients of Drumsticks in Mustard Sauce

As I said earlier, this is a simple recipe using minimal ingredients. To cook the drumsticks in mustard sauce, you need only drumsticks, mustard paste, and crushed garlic. As an ardent potato lover, I add potato chunks in it too which gives it some sweet flavor but can be toned down by using lots of green chilies. Here is the recipe.

In Assamese cuisine, the dishes cooked with mustard sauce are called sorsori. Hence, drumsticks in mustard sauce are called sojinar sorsori. Here is the recipe.

Assamese Recipe of Drumsticks in Mustard Sauce

 

Drumsticks in Mustard Sauce
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. Drumsticks, cut into pieces
  2. 2 potatoes, cut in long slices
  3. 2 tablespoon mustard paste
  4. 1 tablespoon crushed garlic
  5. Green chilies (optional)
  6. Salt, mustard oil and turmeric powder
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a kadahi.
  2. Add the onions and fry till they turn golden brown.
  3. Add the vegetables, salt, turmeric and saute well.
  4. Lower the heat and cook for 5 minutes coverd with lid.
  5. Stir and cover the kadahi and cook for another 5 munutes.
  6. Once you start to stir, increase the heat and rigorously stir for another two minutes.
  7. Add the mustard paste and crushed garlic and stir.
  8. Add one glass of water and cover with the lid.
  9. Cook till the vegeatbles are cooked and you reach the required consistency.
  10. Adjust the salt and serve hot.
Adapted from Assamese Cuisine
Adapted from Assamese Cuisine
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Assamese Recipe: Green Jackfruit Curry | Kesa Kothalor Aanja

Every season brings the flavor with it and refreshes our taste buds. During these months when you are bored to death with the cauliflowers, cabbages and other winter vegetables, drumsticks, tender jackfruits bring the much-needed change of taste to our palates. 

Assamese Recipe Green Jackfruit Curry

Today’s recipe is the Green Jackfruit Curry. But before going to the recipe, let us know the health benefits of green jackfruit. 

 Health Benefits of Green Jackfruit

Assamese Recipe Green Jackfruit Curry

Jackfruits are indigenous to South East Asia, most specifically to India. There are lots of varieties of this fruit growing in this part of world and every variety is loved by people.

Jackfruits are can be termed as wonder fruits. They contain lots of essential nutrients like Vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9, C, E, Iron, Protein, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc and carbohydrate. And all these benefits come without no or minimum fat content! It can be termed as one of the healthiest fruits in the world.

In Assam, both the ripe and green jackfruits are widely loved. But as the ripe ones are eaten raw, green jackfruits are often cooked in curry which can be savored with rice or roti. The recipe is simple and the only tough is work is to cut the whole fruit into small pieces.
Here we go!

Assamese Recipe Green Jackfruit Curry

Assamese Recipe: Green Jackfruit Curry

Assamese Recipe: Green Jackfruit Curry
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
40 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 green jackfruit, cut into cubes
  2. 3 mediam sized potatoes, cut into cubes
  3. Whole garam masala, for tempering
  4. 1 large onion, cut into thin slices
  5. 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  6. Mustard oil, salt and turmeric powder
Instructions
  1. Pressure cook the jackfruit and potato cubes for one whistle.
  2. Drain the water and keep the bolied cubes aside.
  3. Heat mustard oil in a wok.
  4. Once the oil reaches its smoking oint, temper it with the whole garam masala.
  5. Now add the onion slices and saute till they turn transculent.
  6. Now the add boiled cubes, salt, turmeric powder and ginger garlic paste.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Now lower the heat and cover the wok with a lid.
  9. Cook the jackfruits for 5 minutes in its own moisture like that.
  10. Now uncover the lid and stir.
  11. Repeat the process for two times.
  12. Once the boiled cubes are fried on all side and coated with the spice, increase the flame and stir for two minutes.
  13. Now add one and half glass of water.
  14. Let it boil and cover again with the lid.
  15. Cook for 10-12 minutes or until you get the desired consistency.
  16. Adjust the salt.
  17. Serve hot
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