Drumsticks are one of the most commonly used vegetables in Indian households. The Drumstick tree’s leaves, seeds and even pods are used for several dishes in India. While the leaves are cooked similar to spinach, the peas are also used in different dishes. Drumstick plants are known for their medicinal properties that provide more minerals and vital nutrients than dairy products. Drumsticks are an abundant source of calcium, iron and proteins making it a powerhouse of minerals.