Drumstick is one of those rare plant species whose seeds, flowers, leaves, and stems are edible and extremely nutritious. Moringa commonly referred to as drumstick is treated as a ‘super plant’ for its unique yet powerful properties that combat different ailments in our system. This nutrient-dense plant has its roots in Ayurveda and was used as a medicine by our ancestors. The stems of the moringa plant are mostly used in Indian kitchens to prepare scrumptious delicacies.
Drumstick is an easily available vegetable that is cultivated mostly in Asian and African regions. It is a staple vegetable in Southern India and is also widely consumed in other states.