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How to prepare Lady finger tamarind curry (Vendakai pulikuzhambu)

Lady finger with tamarind curry or vendakai pulikuzhambu is very tasty recipe and it is a best combination with rice. It is a typical South Indian recipe. Some persons will add coconut paste in it. But i am not adding coconut paste and it is spicy and tasty curry. My husband will have as a side dish for idly. Instead of lady finger, we can add brinjal also. Let’s we can prepare the tasty vendakai puli.

Basic information :

Preparation time : 10 Mins
Cooking time : 20 Mins
Serve : 4 Persons

Ingredients :

Lady finger : 200 Gm
Mustard : 1/4 Tsp
Cumin seeds : 1/4 Tsp
Dry methi : 1/4 Tsp
Sambar onion : 1/2 Cup
Green chilly : 1 No
Curry leaves : Few
Tomato : 1 No
Turmeric powder : 1/4 Tsp
Chilly powder : 1 Tsp
Coriander powder : 2 Tsp
Tamarind juice : 1 Cup
Gingaly oil : 4 Tsp
Salt : As pre taste

Garlic                     :  6 Pcs
Method :

Wash the lady finger, make it dry and cut into medium pieces. Heat oil in a pan, add lady finger pieces and fry well and keep it aside.
Heat oil in same pan, add mustard, cumin seeds, dry methi. Add chopped onion, garlic, green chilly,curry leaves and fry well. Add tomato and fry well.
Add fried lady finger, turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder, salt, stir and add tamarind juice and water and close the pan. Keep it in low flame.
After the vegetable is fully cooked, keep it in low flame till the oil comes out.

After 5-8 minutes, transfer to the serving dish and serve hot with rice.

Everyone try this tasty and spicy recipe and please send your valuable comments…….

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