How to Chop, store and cook drumstick/Moringa

Fresh moringa (drumstick) pods and leaves are an excellent sources of vitamin-C. The greens as well as pods also contain good amounts of many vital B-complex vitamins such as folates, vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine), thiamin (vitamin B-1), riboflavin, pantothenic acid, and niacin. Moringa pods can be used in curry, vegetables, rice, zhunka and so many dishes. It is healthy and yummy.

Chopping and storing drumstick pods
Wash drumstick pods.
Wipe them dry with paper napkin or kitchen towel.
Cut both the ends and discard it.
Cut the size you desire.
Pass the knife 95 percent through drumstick and then break with hand so partial skin is removed.
Do not remove the whole skin as pods will not stay intact after cooking.
Store it in a airtight container or zip lock bag.
They will stay fresh in the fridge for 3-4 weeks and in the freezer for 4-5 months.

Cooking Tip
Boil water
Add drumstick pods
When they are almost cooked, add salt.
If you add salt before they are cooked then they will break.
If you add salt towards end of the cooking process they will remain intact.

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