Varuthu Arach Vendakka Poriyal-Okra Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg Okra (chopped as small pieces)
  • 1 Onion(big and chopped finely)
  • 2 Green chillies (slit opened)
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds+ urad dal
  • Few curry leaves
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • To Dry roast and Grind:
  • 1 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp Peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp Poppy seeds
  • 1 tbsp Channa dal
  • 2 tbsp Desiccated coconut
  • 3 Dry red chillies

How to Make Varuthu Arach Vendakka Poriyal-Okra Curry

  • Dry roast and grind all the ingredients given in the list and keep aside.
  • Heat enough oil, splutter the mustard seeds and urad dal, add immediately add the chopped onions, slit green chillies, salt.
  • Saute until the onions turn translucent.
  • Meanwhile heat a few drops of oil, fry the chopped okra for few minutes until they get half cooked.
  • Add the ground spice powder and partially cooked okras to the onions, cook on simmer until the okra pieces gets well coated with the spices and cooked well.
  • Enjoy hot with curd rice or rasam rice.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe