Friday, March 22, 2013

VENDAKKA PULINKARY / Ladies finger or Okhra in tangy gravy

Ingredients :

Ladies Finger : 25
Onion : 1, thinly sliced
Tomato : 1, finely chopped
Curry Leaves : 2springs
Tamarind Extract : 1tsp
Coconut Milk : 1st, 2nd and 3rd extract from 1/2 of a coconut
Chilli Powder : 1tsp
Coriander Powder : 1 1/2tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/4tsp
Coconut Oil : 1tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/2tsp

Method : 

1. Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add onion and saute well. When it turns to translucent add the spice powders and saute well. Now add Tometo and combine well.

2. When the tomato is soft and fluffy add 2nd & 3rd extract of coconut milk, salt, curry leaves and tamarind extract. When it boils, add ladies finger and combine well. Cover and cook till the gravy reduces to half.

3.  Now add 1st extract of coconut milk and allow to boil for a minute. Turn off the flame and serve hot with rice.


  1. wow..looks soo delicious n yummy..

  2. My mom makes this,Luks yum...

  3. i've never made this, even though i've had this at sadyas... bookmarked!!! :)

  4. Drool worthy,looks so tempting.

  5. Yummyilicious and fingerlicking gravy, love to enjoy with a bowl of rice.