Okra – Potato Stew / Vendakka – Urulakizhangu Stew


250 gm okra / vendakka
1 big potato
2 onions, chopped
1/2 tsp ginger, crushed
1 tsp garlic, crushed
5 green chillies, slit
1 1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 tsp crushed black pepper
salt to taste
coriander leaves, chopped
1/2 tbsp ghee
1 tbsp oil


  1. Cut okra into 1″ pieces and keep it aside. Peel and cut potato into medium size pieces and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil and ghee in a pan and add onions, ginger and garlic and saute well till onion turns transparent.
  3. Add chopped okra, potato, green chillies and salt and mix well. Add a cup of water and cook it covered at low flame.
  4. When the okra and potato are cooked, add coconut milk and crushed pepper, stir well and cook in low flame for 2 minutes. 
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves and remove from the flame. Serve hot…

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