Okra Masala Kuzhambu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 6-8 - Okra
  • 1 cup - Onions
  • 1 cup - Tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp - urad dhal
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • A few Curry leaves
  • Tamarind, thick pulp
  • A little bit of oil
  • Salt to taste
  • To make paste:
  • 1 cup - Coconut
  • 4-5 - Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp - Channa dhal
  • 2 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • Heat all the above in oil and saute till its brown and grind it to make a paste. [Add a little amt of water]

How to Make Okra Masala Kuzhambu

  • Heat the oil and add mustard and urad dhal till it splutters. Then add onion and saute till it turns golden brown.
  • Add curry leaves and tomatoes.
  • Fry till the juice come out.
  • Then add okra and fry it (for a better taste you can also fry the okra separately in the oil and add to the above mix).
  • Add the tamarind pulp when the okra is half- cooked.
  • Allow it to boil and add the paste.
  • Remove from the heat when it thickens. This dish goes well with rice, chapattis, dosas and idli.