Okra Pachadi with desiccated coconut

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 150 - 200 g - okra
  • 2 cups - curd
  • To grind:
  • 3 tsp - desiccated coconut
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 2 pods - garlic
  • 1- big green chilly
  • For seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 - red chilly
  • a few sprigs- curry leaves

How to Make Okra Pachadi with desiccated coconut

  • Chop okra into small round pieces. Heat 2 tsp of oil and when hot, add the okra pieces. Saute and fry for 5 mins until cooked.
  • Drain on to a paper towel in a plate and set aside.
  • Grind in a blender the mustard seeds, coconut, chilly and garlic into a fine paste.
  • Add the fried okra, ground mixture, 2 cups of curd, salt to a bowl and mix well.
  • Add the oil, mustard seeds, red chilly and curry leaves for seasoning.
  • When this pops, add it onto the curd mixture.
  • Mix well, garnish with curry leaves and serve.
  • This can be served with rice/jeera rice/pulao etc.
  • Ideal for meat/chicken/fish dishes.