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Vendaikai Thayir Pachadi

This pachadi made with okra can be served with any flavored rice or with Chapati.

Vendaikai Thayir Pachadi

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: Pachadi(Salad)Cuisine: Indian, tamilDifficulty: Medium
Servings

5

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes

This pachadi made with okra can be served with any flavored rice or with Chapati.

Ingredients

  • Vendaikai – 7 to 8 Nos

  • Curd – 1 cup or as required

  • Oil – 2 teaspoons

  • Salt – 1/2 teaspoon or as per taste

  • To grind:
  • Green chili – 1

  • Fresh ginger – a small piece

  • Coconut gratings – 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin (Jeeragam) – ½ teaspoon

  • For Seasoning:
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red Chilli – 1

  • Asafoetida Powder – a pinch

  • Curry leaves – few

Directions

  • Wash and wipe the vendaikai with a clean cloth or paper towel. Cut it into small rounds.
  • In a tawa put one or two teaspoons of oil and spread the okra pieces.
  • Allow to fry in one side. Then turn around the pieces and again allow to fry on other side also. Repeat this and let the okra pieces fry well. Add a pinch of salt and stir it. Remove and keep aside. You can also do it in Microwave oven.
  • Grind coconut, cumin, ginger and green chilies to a fine paste.
  • Beat the curd and add this paste along with a pinch of salt. Mix well.
  • Add the fried okra pieces in the curd.
  • In a small kadai add a teaspoon of oil and add mustard. When it pops up add red chili, asafetida powder and curry leaves. Add this to the Curd and mix well.

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