For making drumstick pickle firstly wash and pat dry them. Cut them into ¾ - 1 inch pieces lengthwise add 1 tsp salt and store it in any container for 3 days. Stir the beans daily with spoon.
How to make pickle from drumstick kept for 3 days in salt:
Take oil in a pan and place it on flame for heating. Turn off the gas and place on the surface. When oil gets little cold, add asafoetida, turmeric powder, fennel powder and mix well. Also add drumstick, salt, red chilly powder, mustard powder and black pepper powder. Mix all ingredients really well.
Drumstick pickle is ready. Store the pickle in any glass or plastic container when it cools down completely. After 3 days pickle becomes sour and very delicious. All spices get absorb in the drumstick.
Stir the pickle daily once in a day. Serve the pickle with chapatti or parantha and enjoy eating.
This drumstick pickle can be stored for 1-2 months. if you wish to have longer shelf life of the pickle then add more oil into it so that the pickle remains soaked in the oil completely.
Wash the container used for storing pickle first with warm water and place in sunlight.
Use a clean and dry spoon for taking out pickle. Make sure your hands are also dry and clean
Stir the pickle with the same spoon as it increases its shelf life.