Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Vendakka/Lady’s finger Curry

Vendakka Curry 3
Ingredients:(Serves 3 - 4)
Vendakka/Lady's finger --   200 gms
Onion                                     --   ½ of a medium size
Tomato                                 --   1 small
Green Chillies                    --   2 - 3
Ginger garlic paste          --   1 tsp
Turmeric Powder            --   ¼ tsp
Chilly Powder                   --   1 tsp
Shredded coconut          --   ¼ cup
Salt                                        --   as required
Water                                   --   as required
Mustard Seeds                 -- 1 tsp
Curry Leaves                   --   3 - 4 leaves
Oil                                         --    1 tbsp
Vendakka Curry 4
Preparation of the curry:

Chop the onions, tomatoes and lady's finger in small/medium size. Slit the green chillies. Keep aside. Grind the coconut into a fine paste adding few tablespoons of water as required and keep aside.
Heat oil in a sauce pan. Add the mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add the chopped onions, tomato, green chillies and ginger garlic paste. Saute for 4 - 5 minutes on a medium flame.

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Add the chopped lady's finger. Saute for 2 minutes. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt. Saute until the raw smell goes off. Add the ground coconut and mix well. Add water as required for the gravy and let it boil. Once the gravy boils, do a salt check and garnish with curry leaves. Serve hot with rice.

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Recipe Courtesy: Amma