Saturday, April 17, 2010

BENDAKAYA PULUSU KURA

BENDAKAYA PULAA KURA..BHENDI CURRY WITH TAMARIND

Authentic traditional brahmin families still cook such simple and tasty curries for meals daily.Here is one of the variety here.
MATERIALS:
Bendakaya/ Okra-250 gms
(washed and chopped into 1 inch pieces)
Tamarind paste thick paste 2 spoons
or juice from a lime sized Tamarind)
Salt to taste
Haldhi 1/4 th spoon

SEASONING:
Oil 2 tb.spoons
Urad dal1 spoon

Bengal gram 1 spoon (optional)as children like it
Red chillies 4 to 5 nos slits
Hing a pinch
Curry leaves

METHOD:
1.Boil Bhendi pieces in Tamarind juice,(if using tamarind pulp,add pulp to 2 to 3 cups of water n make tamarind water ) and add haldi.
2.After boiling ,it may take more than 15 mins, the pieces turn tender,so  add Salt ,and switch it Off after 2 mins.Let it cool.Remove water and keep the bhendi aside.
3.Place Kadai on the Stove and add Oil,keep Medium Flame,after its heated add Urad Daal,Red chillie slits,and saute for 2 minutes.
4.Then add Curry leaves and Hing , and add the boiled Bhendi pieces to the Kadai.

5.Saute well.Turn Stove to low flame and after 2 to 3 mins Switch it off.
6.Usually children like this curry much as it wont be too hot  or spicy.More over Okra a good food.

1 comment:

  1. Excellent. My mother's and my grand mother's recipe is also same as this. Thank you very much.

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