Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Bendakaya Kura/Okra Curry

Bendakaya kura/Okra curry goes great with chapatis and rice.This curry is made with tamarind juice,tomato,onions.It my favourite one,from my school days on wards i like any dish made with bendakaya.And my hubby also likes it very much.

Ingredients:

Bendakaya/okra-250gms
Chopped onions-2medium nos
Chopped Tomatoes-2medium
Chili pwd-1tsp
Coriander pwd-11/2tsp
Tamarind-lemon size
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves
Mustard+urd dal-1tsp
Turmeric pwd-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-2tbsp


Preparation:

First wash and dry the bendakaya's on a kicthen towel.Cut them into 1inch length and keep aside.

Mean while soak tamarind in warm water to get the juice.

Heat a pan and fry the chopped bendakaya till they turn into dark green colour.

Wipe the pan with kitchen towel and again heat the pan with oil,add mustard+urd dal,curry leaves and crushed garlic pods and fry them .

Add chopped onions and tomatoes along with turmeric pwd and fry them till onions changes its colour.Add the bendakaya along with chili and coriander pwd and give a nice stir,so that all the ingredients are mixed well with okra.

Extract the juice from the tamarind and add it to the cooking mixture along with salt and cook with closed lid for 5mints.

Then add 1/2 a cup of water and again cook with closed lid till the kura becomes little thick.Once it becomes thick add chopped coriander leaves and switch off the hob.

Transfer into a serving bowl and enjoy with chapatis or rice.

12 comments:

Priya said...

Delicious okra curry, i would like to enjoy with papads and hot steaming rice..

Kurinji said...

looks colorful n tempting!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Okra curry looks very spicy and awesome.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Vidhya said...

wow mouth watering side dish Pavani

Swathi said...

I love okra in any form. This one sounds delicious.

aipi said...

Delicious..I love okra very much!

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Soumya said...

okra is my fav...looks delicious and tempting....

swapna said...

love this curry...super yum!!

Biny Anoop said...

pavu thats an easy and great recipe.My daddy love it with chappatis.
Biny

Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Okra curry is Great and droolworthy..

Vandana Rajesh said...

yummy okra...looks so good..awesome.

R said...

nice and simple recipe, would luv to eat it with hot rotis/rice!