Friday, April 19, 2013

Ladies finger Curry - Spicy Okara Curry - Vendakka masala curry - Bhindi ka Salan

Serves : 3

Time to Cook : 45 Minutes Approx 


500 gms Okra/ Ladies Finger / Vendakka/  Bhindi

3 medium sized onions (sliced)

1 tomato (pureed)

2-3 dry red chillies(broken in half)

1/4 tsp black peppercorns

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

1/4 tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp tamraind pulp

2 tsp red chilly powder

salt to taste

cooking oil

Method of Preparation

Wash and dry the ladiesfinger.Cut in two halves and stir fry in little oil. Keep them aside.

Heat oil in a pan with a thick bottom.Add sliced onions and ginger garlic paste.Fry till golden brown.

Add the pureed tomato and mix well. Cook it till the masala is brown. Remove it and let it cool.Then grinds it by adding little water to make a paste and keep aside.

Now heat oil in a wok or kadai and add mustard seeds and peppercorns. Let them splutter. Then add dry red chilies. Now add the onion tomato paste and tamarind pulp and mix well.

Add adequate amount of water to form a gravy and let it cook on low flame. 

Then add stir fried okra/ vendakka and cook till the okra well socked in the gravy for 3 to 5 Minutes.

Serve hot with rice or paratha.


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