Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry

Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry is a simple and easy okra curry prepared with coconut and spices flavor. This is one of the favorite and delicious vegetable stew in Kerala Cuisine. Okra is cooked in the tamarind with coconut spices mixture having a nice aroma and texture. It can be served as a side dish for appam, chapati or with rice.

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Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry

Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry is a simple and easy okra curry prepared with coconut and spices flavor. This is one of the favorite and delicious vegetable stew in Kerala Cuisine. Okra is cooked in the tamarind with coconut spices mixture having a nice aroma and texture. It can be served as a side dish for appam, chapati or with rice.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Anitha Subramanian

Published On: 29 Mar 2017

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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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Ingredients

  • Vendakkaaya (Lady’s fingers) - 10 Nos.
    Grated Coconut - 1/2 Cup
    Chopped Onion - ¼ Cup
    Chopped Green Chilli - 5 – 6 pieces
    Chopped Ginger - 5 – 6 pieces
    Red Chilli Powder - 1 Tspn
    Salt - To taste
    Coconut/Refined Oil - 3 Tspns
    Tamarind Syrup - 1 Tspn.
    Mustard Seeds - 1 Tspn.
    Jaggery - 1 piece

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry Recipe

Step 1

Grind the Coconut along with Mustard Seeds and required quantity of water and keep this paste separately

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Step 2 Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry Recipe

Step 2

Clean, wash and cut the Lady’s fingers (Vendakkaaya) in medium size pieces and keep them aside.

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Step 3 Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry Recipe

Step 3

Heat Oil in a Cheenachatty and add the chopped Onion, Ginger and Green Chilli pieces into this hot Oil and stir it well.

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Step 4 Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry Recipe

Step 4

After about five minutes, add the Lady’s finger (Vendakkaaya) pieces into this mix and stir it. When the colour of the Chopped Onion, Ginger, Green Chilli and Lady’s finger turns into golden, add Red Chilli powder and Salt also and stir the mix further.

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Step 5 Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry Recipe

Step 5

Then Add the Coconut paste, Tamarind syrup and Jaggery also (if necessary add some water also) and stir the mix well.

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Step 6 Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry Recipe

Step 6

Cover the Cheenachatty with a Plate/lid and allow to cook the mix in medium flame (it will take about 10 minutes to cook the mix properly). After about 10 minutes, remove the plate/lid and if the mix is cooked well, change it into a cooking vessel.

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Step 7 Thenga Aracha Vendakkaya Curry Recipe

Step 7

Thenga Arachha Vendakkaaya Curry is ready. This Curry can serve as side dish with Chappathi/Poori/cooked rice etc.

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