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November 27, 2008

Vendakka /Ladies Finger Curry

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Region : Tamil Nadu
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Last Updated: 27-11-2008
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Ingredients :


Ladies finger (vendadakkai)


Black Gram (Urad Dal)

- 1/2 tsp

Mustard Seeds

- 1/4 tsp

Chilly Powder

- 1/2 tsp


- 1/2 tsp


- a pinch

Cooking Oil

- 2 tbs
Tamarind - Size of a lemon 1/3 cup
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Method of Preparation:

Soak the tamarind in one cup of water for 15 minutes and draw the pulp and strain. Cut the vegetable into small pieces.

Mix vegetables 1/2 tbsp oil and steam for 5 minutes. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and season with  Urad dhal and mustard. After the seeds have cracked, add the okra and stir. Sprinkle some tamarind water all over and cover and simmer for some time. Stir once in a while and keep adding the tamarind water in between. Cook until the color changes from green to a slight golden color. Add salt and chilly powder and simmer for 2 more minutes.

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