Thursday, November 6, 2008

BENDAKAYA / OKRA CURRY----RM#2

DAY6 OF RM#2
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INGREDIENTS:
Bendakaya/Okra-------------20-25
Onion------------------------1 big one
Green chillies-----------------6-7
Turmeric---------------------1/2 tsp
Shredded coconut-------------2-1/2 tbp
Red chillies-------------------2
Curry leaves------------------few
Garlic pods-------------------2
Mustard,cumin seeds---------1/2 tsp each
Urad dal----------------------1/2 tsp
Cumin,Coriander pwd--------1/2 tsp each
Garam masala----------------1/4 tsp
Salt,Oil-----------------------as required
DIRECTIONS:
1.Wash and dry the okra with paper towel and leave for few mins then trim out the ends.
2.Slice them out into small circles and add turmeric.
3.In a skillet heat 4 tbp of oil.Add on the mustard seeds,cumin seeds,urad dal.
4.When nicely fried add curry leaves.Fry them then drop in the finely chopped onions.
5.Fry till nice brown and add chillies,chopped okra. Stir-fry for about 15 mins. Okra will start becoming messy while cooking.
6.So keep mixing once in a while for about 10 mins.Add salt,garam masala . Mix well.
7.Cook covered for 10 mins stirring once for every 3 mins.Once the okra stops being messy add shredded coconut,coriander powedr,cumin powder.Mix well again.
8. Turn off when the okra is well cooked and slightly fried. Serve hot with rice.
Check out the fellow runners..........
1) DK 2) Siri 3) Srivalli 4) Ranji 5)PJ 6)Curry Leaf 7)Medha 8)Priya 9)Bhawna10)Ruchii11)Anu12)Kamala13)Roopa14)Divya Kudua15)Rekha16)Divya M17)Lakshmi18)Raaga 19)Lakshmi Venkatesh 20)Sripriya21)Viji

33 comments:

Priya said...

Delicious Curry Raaji..prefect side for sambhar rice...looks great...

Medhaa said...

This looks so delicious. Love the picture

Jaishree said...

Okra curry and Onion Pakoda both are looking delicious Raaji.Nice click.

lakshmi said...

i like that photograph, the beautiful red chilli on top of the green - the dish pops out

Yasmeen said...

The super healthy tasty Bendakaya curry is making me hungry:)

Sagari said...

curry looks deleciousss

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Okra has a velvetty and a crispy texture lovely pics...

Sireesha said...

Okra is my all time favorite looks very delicious and tasty..

Purva Desai said...

Okra has always been my fav veggie.....ur curry looks really tempting...okra looks crispy...

Kamalika said...

I would love this okra with Curdrice ... Please check my blog for the Meme

Lakshmi Venkatesh said...

It looks amazing. My usual comment for ur blog. Whenever I see the pictures I don't get any other word. Okra, our all time favorite veg.

Happy cook said...

Looks yumm but sadly i have to say okra is not my favourite veggie.

Curry Leaf said...

Perfect side and it retains the green colour.Lovely

Bhawana said...

what a curry Raaji, looks sooo tempting. It my favourite and I get only frozen okra which does come out well. u tortured me today showing this :(. this weekend I will go in search of okra :).

Madhu said...

This is my fav veggie. Like the dry curry u made.

kamala said...

Right now I am so hungry Raaji..So tempting

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

looks very good. i can have okra everyday, i love it so much.

Divya Vikram said...

Too appetizing!

n33ma said...

This morning I while cooking I was wondering how the marathon was going for you guys.Nice orka curry,need I mention that the pic is good?

srikars kitchen said...

Delicious curry.. my hubby loves it..

Vaishali said...

I love anything with okra in it, Raaji, and your curry looks so delicious, I just want to eat it off the page. Yummy!

Usha said...

Looks delicious.....great pics:-)

Sujatha said...

looks delicious! one of my comfort foods :)

Roopa said...

I have to say the pic looks so tempting:) Its come out perfect raaji:) I wish i could make okra like that :(, mine always ends up either raw or too much cooked, so i use it only in sambar.

Cham said...

Go Go Green , beautiful recipe!

Uma said...

Okra curry is such a simpe curry, but tastes delicious. YOur okra curry looks so greenish and yummy!

rekhas kitchen said...

bendakaya kura superb raaji iam geting your lovely comments every day dear no prob.can you tell me what prob. u r facing i will try to clear it please and sorry for the truble thanks for info.dear

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news.linq.in said...

The recipe of "BENDAKAYA / OKRA CURRY" has really made me curious about its taste Raaji,
also onion pakodas are looking crispy & yummy :-)

Regards,
Vibha.

viji said...

very good clarity in ur picture & tempting too raji... How r u ?

sowmya said...

nice delicious one..nice colour too..

Praneetha Raghava said...

Guess what? Okra is my most fav vegetable.

Roochi said...

Hey nice reipe. Bendakai... one of my favourite Vegetable. I used to tell my mom to cook this daily and that I wd not get fed up of it.