Friday, December 11, 2009

Okra Fry / Vendakkai Varuval


Okra/Ladies finger - Vendakkai - 1/4 kg
Tomato 1 - finely chopped
Mustard - Kadugu - 1 tea spoon
Cumin seeds - J
eeragam - 1 tea spoon
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Red chilly powder - Kaintha milagai thul - 1 tablespoon
Corriander powder - Dhania thul - 2 table spoons
Turmeric powder - Manjal thul - 1/2 tea spoon
Curry leaves- 1 or 2 sprigs
Salt to taste
Oil for frying


Wash and cut okra and keep other ingredients ready.
Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the okra till they are brown and keep it aside,it will make the okra non sticky.
Now,Heat oil in a pan/kadai, add mustard, when it pops up, add curry leaves,urad dal,cumin seeds,tomatos and fry it for 5 minutes.Now add already fried okra. Fry for a minute. Now add red chilly powder, corrinader powder and little salt. Fry well. If required add oil in between.

This goes well with Curd rice.

Note: Use fresh vegetables and if the tail of the vegetable is sharp and easily breakable it can be selected. otherwise it`s not a good quality okras.

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