Lady’s finger (vendaikkai) Roast

Serves 2


Lady’s finger (Bhindi or Okra) – ½ kg (cut into small pieces)

Sambhar powder – 2 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp

Urid dhal – 1 tbsp

Jeera (cumin seeds) – 1 tbsp

Oil – to fry

Salt – to taste

Gram flour – 4 tbsp

Coriander & Curry leaves – for garnishing

Preparation of Curry:

  1. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
  2. After in crackles, add urid dhal, jeera, curry leaves and fry lightly.
  3. Now add the lady’s finger and mix.
  4. Add sambhar powder, salt and some oil to fry.
  5. Sprinkle some water and cook for 5 – 10 mins by mixing occasionally.
  6. Fry well till the oil gets separates. Add gram flour now and mix for a min.

Remove from flame and garnish with coriander.

Additional Info:

Adding gram flour, gives a different roasted taste. Just a different taste from normal curry.

Goes well with all rice varieties especially with Rasam Rice…….


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