Vendakkai Podi Curry - Okra Stir Fry

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 kg - Okra/Bhindi/Vendakkai(chopped)
  • 1 - Onion (chopped finely)
  • 2 - Green chillies (slit opened)
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard seeds and urad dal
  • 5 - Curry leaves
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • For Oats and Quinoa Spice Powder:
  • 1/4 cup - Rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup - Quinoa
  • 3 Dry red chillies
  • 1 tbsp - Urad dal
  • 2 tbsp - Channa dal
  • 2 tbsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida powder
  • 2pinches - Turmeric powder
  • Salt

How to Make Vendakkai Podi Curry - Okra Stir Fry

  • Dry roast the channa dal, urad dal, dry red chillies until they turn golden brown.
  • Now add the coriander seeds, and dry roast for a few minutes.
  • Then roast the quinoa and rolled oats for a few minutes along with asafoetida powder and turmeric powder.
  • Add the salt to the roasted ingredients and grind as coarse powder.
  • Heat enough oil and splutter the mustard seeds, urad dal.
  • Add the chopped onions, curry leaves, slit green chillies with enough salt and saute until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add the chopped okra pieces and saute for a few minutes on medium heat and cook for a few minutes with lid closed.
  • Finally add 3-4 tbsps of oats-quinoa spice powder to the cooking okra and saute until the vegetables turn crispy.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe