Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Vendaikkai Poriyal (Lady's Finger/Okra/Bhindi)
Lady's finger - 1/4 kg
Onion - 1 sliced
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Oil - 3 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Salt - as per taste
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Wash lady's finger, cut off head and tail of lady's finger and chop.
Heat oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves one by one.
Add onion and fry till soft.
Add chopped lady's finger, add salt, turmeric powder and chilli powder.
Add 1 tsp of lemon juice in order to avoid getting mushy lady's finger.
Keep in low flame. Fry till done.