Vendakka Manga Pulinkari


10 okra/ vendakka / ladies finger, chopped into pieces
1 raw mango / pacha manga , chopped
1 tomato, chopped
1 green chilly, slit
1 tsp ginger, chopped
50 gm shallots, chopped
1 cup grated coconut
2 small piece kudampuli / gambooge
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
2 dry red chillies
1 sprig curry leaves
1 cup water


  1. Chop vendakka, mango, tomato, green chilli, ginger and shallots and keep it aside.
  2. Grind grated coconut to a smooth paste adding little water.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
  4. Add dry red chillies and curry leaves and saute.
  5. Add chopped vegetables, turmeric powder, chilli powder, kudampuli and salt and mix well for few minutes.
  6. Then add 1 cup water and cook on medium flame until the vegetables are cooked.
  7. Add ground coconut paste and mix well for 2-3 minutes and remove from flame…
  8. Garnish with fried shallots and curry leaves and serve hot with rice….
Recipe Source: Vanitha Magazine


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