Lady's Finger Kichadi

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

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