Vendakka/ Okra Pachadi


250 gm vendakka (okra)
3-4 green chillies
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 cup grated coconut
1 cup yoghurt
1/2 tsp crushed mustard
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 dry red chillies
curry leaves


  1. Cut okra into thin round pieces. Heat little oil in a pan and fry the okra pieces and 1 or 2 chopped green chillies until golden brown.
  2. Grind together grated coconut, 2 green chillies and cumin seeds into fine paste and add 1/2 tsp crushed mustard.
  3. Mix this with yoghurt and add salt. Add this to the fried okra and green chillies and heat in low flame for 1-2 minute. Don’t allow to boil. 
  4. Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds and fry dry red chillies and curry leaves and pour this over the curry. Serve with rice….

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