Rinse the drumsticks and peel off the skin if you wish. Use a cleaver to chop each one into three pieces. Check the cut surfaces and discard any bone fragments. Rinse well with cold water and set aside.
Heat the oil and ghee or butter in a wide heavy pot over medium-high heat. When hot, toss in the spice blend, cloves, cinnamon stick, and bay leaves and stir until aromatic, 2 to 3 minut