Friday, 16 August 2013

Easy Okra Recipes - Okra Curry - Okra Stew | Ladies Finger Curry Recipe | Vendakka Puli Pachadi

Hello friends,

I wondered what is Okra before few years. Okra is known as Lady's finger outside United States. It is called as Vendakka in Tamil and Malayalam. Hope most of you know the pain of frying the Okra in oil. I like to taste it but not to cook. It requires us to make frequent supervision and frying. We cannot move here and there for sometime. So, I tried Okra Stew/Vendakka Pachadi last week. It came out very well. Of course, this is one of my mom's best recipes.

Okra Recipes - Okra Curry - Okra Stew | Ladies Finger Curry Recipe | Vendakka Puli Pachadi::






Okra Recipes - Okra Curry - Okra Stew | Ladies Finger Curry Recipe | Vendakka Puli Pachadi



Okra Stew | Vendakka Pachadi

Prep Time: 15 mins    |  Cook time: 15 Mins    |  Serves: 2-3
Okra Stew | Ladies Finger Curry | Vendakka Pachadi or Rice, Idli & Dosa 

Ingredients:

  • Ladies Finger | Okra - 15 nos
  • Curd - 2 tsp
  • Tamarind juice - 100ml extracted from one inch piece
  • Jaggery - Small lemon size
  • Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - As required 
 To Temper:
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Urad Dal - 0.5 tsp
  • Hing - A pinch
  • Curry Leaves - Few

Instructions:


1. Cut Ladies finger into small pieces as shown in the picture. Cut vertically into 4 parts except the tip of the Okra. And then cut horizontally to get small pieces.








2. Heat oil in a pan and add the 'To Temper; items listed one by one after the mustard seeds splutter.





3. Add Okra/Ladies finger, tamarind juice, Red chilli powder and required salt and water.





4. Add jaggery powder once the Okra is cooked well. Mix well and switch off.

5. Allow it cool and add curd.


The Okra curry is ready now. You can give this to babies also. My kid likes it very much. I just add Vendakka pachadi to rice and feed him. I like this recipe since it has both sweet and tangy taste.

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