Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu |

Mulakkada tomato pulusu is typical recipe of drumsticks from Andhra Pradesh. In this recipe drumsticks are cooked in tomato gravy, so drumsticks absorbs the flavour of tomato and thus tastes very delicious. It is generally eaten with rice. Drumsticks is very nutritious, so it is good for all ages.

Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu

Preparation time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins


Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu Ingredients

Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu Ingredients

  • 4-5 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp chana dal
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic pods (crushed)
  • 2 red chilies
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 1/2 tomato(finely chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 drumsticks(cut in to 2 cms pieces)


Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu

Mulakkada Tomato Pulusu

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds, let them splutter.

Now add chana dal, urad dal, red chilies and curry leaves and fry them for a minute.

Then add onion, garlic and fry until the onion becomes soft, and then add tomatoes, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and mix well.

When the tomatoes becomes soft, add drumsticks and mix well. Now add little water, and cover the lid and cook until the drumstick becomes soft.

Then switch off the flame and serve hot.

Serving Instructions

You can serve Mulakkada tomato pulusu with plain rice or roti.

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