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Saiyyan Aloo Sabji or Drumstick Potato Curry

Saiyyan or drumstick and Aloo sabji is a very tasty vegetable curry and a very popular Bihari dish. Saiyyan is supposed to have blood purifying qualities. It is very widely used in various dishes all over India.


Aloo 250 gm small ones cut in small pieces, Saiyyan 250 gm cut in small pieces about one and half inch, tomato 1 cut in small pcs, Sarson (mustard seeds) paste 2 spoons, garlic paste 1 spoon, powders of dhaniya, red chili and haldi 1 spoon each. mustard oil and salt to taste.


Heat 2 table spoons of oil in kadai, add a pinch of rai and methi seeds and then add chopped potatoes, pieces of Saiyyan, put all above paste and powders and cook, while cooking add tomato pieces and cook, add salt to taste. Cook till oil starts oozing out, then add some water and allow it to boil till you have a gravy of desired thickness.

Now the delicious Bihari dish Saiyyan Aloo sabji is ready to be served with rice, roti or paratha.Aloo_Saijan_Sabji.jpg