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Okra Masala Kuzhambu Recipe

Okra Masala Kuzhambu is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 8 August, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

    1. Heat the oil and add mustard and urad dhal till it splutters. Then add onion and saute till it turns golden brown.
    2. Add curry leaves and tomatoes.
    3. Fry till the juice come out.
    4. 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).
    5. Add the tamarind pulp when the okra is half- cooked.
    6. Allow it to boil and add the paste.
    7. Remove from the heat when it thickens. This dish goes well with rice, chapattis, dosas and idli.


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