Poricha Kuzhambu

A variety dish made with Ladies finger(Vendakka)

Poricha Kuzhambu

A variety dish made with Ladies finger(Vendakka)

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Ganga Warrier

Published On: 11 Feb 2006

Rating: 4
8 Votes, 8 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Cut ladies finger into half inch pieces and tomato into small pieces.

Step 2

Shallow fry the ladies finger for 5 mins on low fire using 1 tsp of oil. Keep aside.

Step 3

Soak and cook red gram.

Step 4

Heat 1/2 tsp of oil in a pan.

Step 5

Deep fry asafoetida.

Step 6

Add black gram, pepper and red chillies.

Step 7

Fry, till the dal becomes red.

Step 8

Remove the fried items and heat up the same pan.

Step 9

Fry the coconut, till it turns light brown.

Step 10

Add chopped onions and stir for 2 mins and remove from fire.

Step 11

Grind all the fried ingredients into a fine paste.

Step 12

Extract juice of tamarind.

Step 13

Place a thick-bottomed pan on fire.

Step 14

Pour tamarind juice and add turmeric powder, ladies finger and salt.

Step 15

Bring to boil, till the ladies finger is done.

Step 16

Add cooked dal and tomatoes pieces and the paste.

Step 17

:- The paste may be mixed well with half glass water to avoid lumps.

Step 18

Boil for 3 - 4 mins.

Step 19

Remove from fire.

Step 20

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 21

Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 22

Remove from fire and add curry leaves.

Step 23

Pour it over the curry.

Step 24

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Step 25

:- Serve hot with steamed rice.

Step 26

:- Chef¦s variation: Try with other vegetables like brinjal.

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Dhanalakshmi

I tried this. This is ok recipe

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shalini S

Great Recipe for Chappathi and Rice!! Thanks!

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s

not a very good curry, its similar to sambar but definitely sambar would taste better than this.

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Arjun

good nice .. its made by my mom.. all of u rate it as excellent...

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Arjun

good nice .. its made by my mom.. all of u rate it as excellent...

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Shylaja Madhavan kutty

Delicious and good with lot of pappadam.

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valsala

It is a mouth watering dish. Spicy and goes well with rice.

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Sreekala Sukumaran

Adi poli aayirikkunnu,Rombam pramadam

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