Vendakka Puli

A traditional Palakkad curry made with lady`s finger

Vendakka Puli

A traditional Palakkad curry made with lady`s finger

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Memi raj

Published On: 03 Oct 2006

Rating: 4
7 Votes, 4 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Cut the lady`s finger into 1 inch pieces.

Step 2

Soak tamarind in hot water. Squeeze out the extract & keep aside.

Step 3

Grind coconut, coriander powder and red chillies to a fine paste.

Step 4

Heat 2 tbsp of oil in the pan.

Step 5

Add the cut pieces into the hot oil and fry for 5 mins or until the stickiness disappears.

Step 6

Pour the tamarind extract and 1 glass water and turmeric powder in the pan and let it cook until the vegetable is cooked.

Step 7

Add the ground extract and let it boil for 5 mins.

Step 8

Add salt to taste.

Step 9

Heat oil in another small frying pan.

Step 10

Splutter mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.

Step 11

Fry the onion pieces till golden brown and saute curry leaves.

Step 12

Pour this seasoned mixture into the lady`s finger curry.

Step 13

:- Adjust the curry consistency to your needs by adding or reducing water. Select a pan or vessel which is non stick so that the lady`s finger is not burnt while frying.

Step 14

:- Optional: Add 1/2 tomato while grinding coconut.

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ShabnaAshwin

Thanks for giving such an excellent recipe,expecting more delicious recipes from you.

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Nikky

..it is a different type of curry,though i would recomend only half of the tamarind menioned in the recipe.

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anu pramod

it was very very tasty...........................

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hitesh

great receipe

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