Ayurvedic Recipe · Cranberry · Drumstick · Poriyal/ Curry · Recipe without Onion/ Garlic · Side Dish

Drumstick & Cranberry Thokku

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Drumstick & Cranberry Thokku



Ingredients : (Visit English – Tamil – Hindi translation/ஆங்கிலம்-தமிழ் மொழி பெயர்பு)

  • Drumstick – 2 (cut into 2 inch piece)
  • Fresh Cranberries – 1/4 cup
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Ayurvedic Sambar Powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Ghee – 2 tsp

Get Started:

  • Steam drumstick pieces and keep it aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add fennel seeds.
  • Once the seeds crackle, add cranberries, turmeric powder, little salt and let it cook covered till the berries turn mushy.
  • Add drumstick, little salt, sambar powder, coriander powder and mix well.
  • Add little water if needed and let it cook covered on low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Switch off the stove and garnish it with finely chopped cilantro.

Yummy Thokku is ready!


  • Drumstick is nourishing as well as detoxing. It is generally not recommended for kids under 5 years of age.
  • It is quite heating for High Pitta people.
  • Have this thokku(in moderation as a side-dish) during cold weather to keep yourself warm.
  • Drumstick leaves are even more detoxifying than the vegetable.

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