February 15, 2011

Ladies finger(Okra/vendakka) fry

Ladies finger(cut into rings)- 1 lb ( Wash it & pat them dry .Then cut).
Onion(chopped) - 1
Oil -2 tspn
Mustard seeds-1 tspn
A few curry leaves
Red chilli powder-1 tspn
Turmeric powder-½ tspn
Coriander powder-½ tspn
Asafoetida powder- a pinch
Salt to taste
1.Heat oil in a frying pan.
2.Splutter mustard seeds.
3.Add onion and curry leaves.Saute for 3-4 mins.
4.Add ladies finger and stir well.
5.Add Red chilli powder,Turmeric powder,coriander powder,Asafoetida powder and salt.Fry it until the stickiness disappears from okra.
6.Shake the pan frequently and fry till soft in a medium heat.( about 5mins).

Serve with rice and paratha.

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