Tag: Okra/ Vendakka

Kerala Dishes, Pachadi, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Beetroot – Vendakka (Okra) Pachadi

Ingredients: 1 beetroot3-4 okra / vendakka2-3 green chillies, choppedsmall piece ginger1 cup grated coconut1/2 cumin seeds1/4 tsp + 1/2 tsp mustard seeds1 cup yogurt2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to tastecoconut oil, as required Preparation: Cut okra into thin round pieces and fry in little oil till light brown and keep it aside. Peel […]

Kerala Dishes, Pulissery, Sadhya Recipes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Vendakka (Okra) Pulissery / Moru Curry

Ingredients: 10-12 vendakka / okra / ladies finger1 cup grated coconut1/2 tsp cumin seeds4 green chillies, slit1/2-3/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 1/2 cup yoghurt, beaten1 tsp mustard seeds1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leavessalt to tastea pinch of chilli powder2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Cut the okra into 1-1 1/2 inch pieces […]

Paneer, Veg - Dry Side Dish, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Paneer and Okra Masala

Ingredients: 1 cup paneer, cubed150 gm okra / bhindi/ vendakka2 tomatoes, chopped2 cloves1″ cinnamon1 cardamom4 garlic cloves1 ” ginger1 tbsp yogurt1 bay leaf1 onion, chopped1 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder2 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp sugarsalt to taste3-4 tbsp oil Preparation: Chop the okra into 1 inch pieces and keep it aside. Grind […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Okra – Prawns / Vendakka – Chemmeen Mulakittathu

Ingredients: 200 gm prawns, cleaned7-8 vendakka / okra, choppedgooseberry sized tamarind1/2 onion, sliced3 garlic, chopped6 shallots, sliced2-3 green chillies1 small tomato, chopped1 1/2 tbsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds1/2 tsp mustard seeds2 sprig curry leaves2-3 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak tamarind in little water, extract its juice and keep it aside. […]

Kerala Dishes, Non Veg, Prawns, Seafood

Vendakka – Chemmeen Curry / Okra Prawns Curry

Ingredients: 250 gm prawns, cleaned12-15 okra / vendakka, chopped1 cup grated coconut1 tsp fennel seeds1/2 tsp turmeric powder2 large onions, thinly sliced2 medium tomatoes, chopped2 green chillies, slit2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder2 tsp coriander powdersalt to taste1 tsp mustard seeds1 sprig curry leaves2 1/2-3 tbsp oil Preparation: Grind grated coconut with fennel seeds and turmeric […]


Okra / Vendakka Thengapal

Ingredients: 250 g tender okra / vendakka2 green chillies, slit1 tsp crushed pepper1 cup thin coconut milk1/2 cup thick coconut milksalt to taste1 sprig curry leaves Preparation: Wash and cut the okra into big pieces. In a pan, add okra, thin coconut milk, slit green chillies, crushed pepper, salt and curry leaves and cook covered […]

Kerala Dishes, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Vendakka (Okra) Thalippu / Thalichathu

Ingredients: 1 cup vendakka / okra / lady’s finger, chopped5-6 shallots, sliced2 garlic cloves, crushed5 kanthari mulaku (bird’s eye chilli) or 2-3 green chillies, chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powdersalt to taste1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil Preparation: Heat coconut oil in a pan and add chopped shallots and crushed garlic and saute well. Add green chillies , […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Idli

Vendakka / Okra Idli

Ingredients: 2 cups idli batter6-7 okra / vendakka, chopped1-2 green chillies1 tsp cumin seedssalt to taste Preparation: Cut the okra into pieces and grind it together with green chillies and cumin seeds into a fine paste adding little water if required. Add this okra paste to the idli batter and mix well until blended together. […]

Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Vendakka Mappas / Okra Mappas

Ingredients: 10-12 vendakka / okra / ladies finger1 small onion, chopped1 1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped2-3 green chillies, chopped1 small tomato, finely chopped1/4 tsp turmeric powder2 tsp coriander powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp garam masalaa pinch of pepper powder1 cup thin coconut milk3-4 tbsp thick coconut milksalt to taste2 dry red chillies1 sprig curry leaves1/2 […]

Veg - Curries & Gravies, Veg - Gravy Side Dish, Vegetarian

Dahi Bhindi / Okra in Yogurt Gravy

Ingredients: 300 gm okra / lady’s finger1 large onion, finely chopped1 tsp ginger-garlic paste3/4 cup yogurt, beaten2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp coriander powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp cumin powder3/4 tsp kasuri methi, crushed1 tbsp gram flour / besan1/2 tsp garam masala1 tsp cumin seeds2 dry red chillies1/4 tsp asafoetida / hing1 sprig curry leavessalt […]