Vendaikai Poriyal


  • Okra/Lady finger – 7
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – A pinch
  • Red onion – 1
  • Green chillies – 2
  • Asafoetida – A pinch
  • Garam masala – A pinch
  • Coconut – 1/8
  • Lemon – 1
  • Curry leaves – Few
  • Coriander leaves – Few
  • Gingelly oil – Required
  • Salt – Required

How to Prepare

Total Preparation time 25-30 minutes

  1. Wash Okra and slice into smaller piece and keep aside
  2. Chop onion, chop coriander leaves, grate coconut, extract juice from lemon and keep aside
  3. Heat the pan with oil, then add mustard seeds, cumin seeds
  4. Once it crackles, add urad dals and saute till dal become golden
  5. Then add onion, curry leaves and saute it well till onion become golden
  6. After that add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, asafoetida and fry it till raw smell goes off
  7. Then add okra, coriander leaves and required salt and mix it well
  8. Add lemon juice, mix well and cook them for 10 minutes in low flame till okra become small
  9. Then sprinkle grated coconut and garam masala and saute it for 5 minutes
  10. Finally turn off the flame and transferred into a bowl
  11. Now the healthy vendakkai Poriyal is ready to serve

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