Sunday, August 12, 2012

Vendaikai Fry

Spicy Okra(Vendaikai) Fry

Ingredients: Quantity
Okra/Vendaikai 500 gms
Yogurt 1/4 cup
Medium sized Onion 1 no
Ginger-Garlic Paste 1 tbsp
Medium sized Green Chilli 1 no
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder 1 tsp
Coriander Powder 1 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala 1/2 tsp
Salt To taste
Oil 2-3 tbsp
Mustard 1 tsp
Urad Dal 1 tsp
Curry Leaves A Few
Coriander Leave To garnish

1) Take a microproof bowl and add the cut okra, yogurt, little salt and 1 tbsp oil. Microwave uncovered for 5 mins, stir it and microwave again for 5 minutes.
2) Heat oil in a pan and mustard, urad dal and curry leaves once they splutter add onion and saute for a min.
3) Add ginger garlic paste and green chilli saute for 2 to 3 mins.
4) Add the salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder and saute for few mins.
5) Add the okra and fry until it is crispy. Garnish with coriander and serve with rice and sambar/dal or Kulambu.


Haritha said...

Hi Archana,

Your recipes are great!! I have one suggestion. I think you can post more bigger and clear pictures of the dish. You can also capture some of the steps during the cooking process.

Archana said...

Thanks Haritha. Just in the process of developing the blog.... will surely make it more elaborate soon :)