Saturday, January 10, 2015

Vendakka mulakittathu/Ladies finger in red gravy/ Okra in Tamarind gravy.


Recipe - Umi Abdulla

Ladies finger/Vendakka - 200 gm

Green chilli   - 2 nos
Onion, sliced - 1 No
Tomatoes      - 1 no
Chilli powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Garlic, crushed  - 4 cloves
Tamarind  - a small lime size
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves
Oil  -3 tsp

Cut ladies fingers in roundels. 

Soak the tamarind in water. Squeeze out the juice. Set aside. 

Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan. Add ladies finger and onion. Saute them till the sliminess reduces. Now add garlic, tomato, chilli powder, and turmeric powder. Saute them. Now add squeezed tamarind water and salt. Cook till it is done.

Heat 1 tsp oil in another pan. Splutter mustard seeds followed by curry leaves. Pour this to the above curry. This curry should not be too thick or thin. Transfer this to a curry bowl and serve immediately with rice.   


  1. Nice gravy..I'll have with hot rice:-) :-) :-)

  2. Yummy delicious gravy beena.We to make similar kind by adding some toor dal.

  3. It looks so delicious. I never tried bhindi with gravy before. I have to give it a try soon. :)

  4. I've never tried but it looks amazing!

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  5. Preparing a gravy with ladies finger is vry difficult,....But u win in this effort.....Madam, Yummy & Healthy one....Tks....!!!

  6. umma makes something similar... this looks so delicious...

  7. Gosh! look so heavenly and mouthwatering. Splendid dish for our veg meals.

  8. Delicious and yummy side dish for rice dear.. Love it..



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