Swanjare -ja-Gula

Swanjare -ja-Gula

Moringa flowers are edible. This is popular sindhi recipe using moringa / drumstick flowers.

Note: Drumstick flowers needs to be cleaned before using. Remove any stem part from buds/ bloomed flowers. Boil them in water for 5 minutes. Cool and squeeze off water. Repeat boiling process for 3-4 times.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams drumstick flowers
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic , paste
  • 1 green chilly, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomato purée
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilly powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon beaten curd
  • 1 pinch garam masala

Instructions

  1. Heat oil. Fry onions till transparent.
  2. Add and roast green chillies and ginger garlic paste.
  3. Add the prepared flowers. Saute them till dry.
  4. Add spices and tomato purée. Cook covered till recipe is bit dry.
  5. Add curd. Stir and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Mash well with a potato masher. Add pinch of garam masala. Mix and serve hot along with roti and dal.

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