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Vendakkai Poriyal / Lady's Finger Fry

Written By Angela Steffi on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 10:36:00 PM

Vendakkai proyial is a healthy and an excellent side dish for plain rice and variety rice recipes. This recipe can be made with just few ingredients in a short time. I do not like sticky ladys finger , when my mom prepared this method I immediately fell in love with this roasted poriyal and I am loving it.
Lets see how to make this Lady's finger Fry.

Please click here to watch Vendakkai poriyal in Tamil -Madras Samayal

Serving                   : 2 - 3

prep Time               : 5 minutes

Cooking Time         : 15 minutes
Difficulty: Spice Level:
Quantity Ingredients for Vendakkai Poriyal
25 Vendakkai / Okra / Lady's finger
3 tbsp Oil
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Urad Dal
1 spring Curry leaves
10 - 12 Shallots (or 1/4 Onion)
1/4 tsp Turmeric 
1 tsp Chili powder

Salt to Taste

Cooking Method

Step 1) Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, Once the seeds pops out add urad dal and curry leaves . Then add chopped shallots and saute it for a minute. We can also use 1/4 regular onions instead of shallots.

Step 2) Next add the lady's finger and saute it for 2 more minutes. Use tender ones to get best results. Next add turmeric and chili powder , required salt and mix well.

Step 3) Do not add any extra water, let is cook until done. I like roasted poriyal so I have cooked until it golden brown.

That's it our vendakkai poriyal is ready to be served. Please do try this healthy side dish and share it with your friends and family. Happy Cooking !!!

About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).