Friday, April 8, 2011

Bendekai / Bendakaya / Okra Curry

Okra - 2lb
Chopped Onion - 1/2cup
Chopped Tomato - 1/2 cup
Garlic - 6
Turmeric Powder - 1/4tsp
Red chilies - 1/2 tsp
Daniya Jeera powder - 1/2tsp
Chopped coriander - 1tbs
Salt to taste

Cumin / Jeera - 2 tsp
Curry leaves: 6
Asifotida according to taste
Oil: 2 tbs

Chop all the vegetables.
In a pan heat oil add jeera, curry leaves, Asifotida When Jeera stops spluttering add garlic, onion and Bendekai / Okra after few min and keep frying for 5 to 6 min and add 1 cup water and cook until Bendekai / Okra gets tender. close the lid if required, it might take around 5 to 10 min. now add tomato and salt, cook until it becomes tender and add daniya jeera powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder and mix well.

Garnish with chopped coriander.

Serve hot with Chapathi / Poori