Monday, August 4, 2014

Vendakka Mezhukkupuratti / Okra Stir Fry

Venda  Okra Stir Fry 2

Ingredients (Serves 3 - 4):

Vendakka / Okra   --   ¼ kg, preferably tender
Green Chillies         --   2
Shallots                     --   3
Turmeric Powder  --   ¼ tsp
Chilly Powder         --   ¼ tsp
Mustard seeds        --   1 tsp
Curry Leaves          --   1 sprig
Oil                                --   3 tbsp
Salt                              --   as required


Clean and cut the okra into small pieces.

Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds and let it splutter.Add the curry leaves and saute for few seconds. Then add the finely chopped shallots ,slit green chillies and salt.Saute until the onions are golden brown.

Add the turmeric powder and chilly powder. Saute for a minute.Add the chopped okra.Mix well and let it cook leaving the pan open.Stir occasionally and make sure it doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.

Cook until done and serve hot with rice.

Venda  Okra Stir Fry 1

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