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Lady's Finger Kichadi Recipe

Lady's Finger Kichadi is a popular Indian Side dish
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1/4 kg - vendakka/okra/ lady's finger (about 15), cut into fine rounds
  • 1/4 cup - Coconut
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - jeera/cumin
  • 1 - Green chillies
  • 1 cup - curd/yogurt
  • 1tsp - Mustard Seeds for seasoning
  • 1 - Red Chillies for seasoning
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • 1-2 tsp - oil to saute
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Lady's Finger Kichadi:

    1. Heat oil in a pan.
    2. Add the okra to it.
    3. Cook, stirring occasionally till okra is cooked.
    4. You can close with a lid for a minute or two in between, to fasten the cooking process.
    5. Turn off the heat once it is cooked. If possible, cook till the okra is crisp. Keep aside.
    6. Grind together the coconut, mustard seeds, jeera and green chillies with a bit of water, into a smooth paste.
    7. Add this mixture to the yogurt, add salt and mix nicely.
    8. When it is serving time, mix the yogurt mixture and the okra nicely.
    9. Heat oil and season with mustard, curry leaves and red chillies.
    10. Add the kichadi to the pan and let it cook for a minute before serving.
    11. Serve hot with rice.
    12. Recipe courtesy: My Kitchen Trials


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