Vendakkai Poriyal (Okra / Bhindi Stir Fry)

I had been meaning to click and post this simple stir fry recipe since long but most of the times I make this stir fry in a hurry burry so this delay. Stir fries are always healthy and they do make a nice combo with both regular meals and variety rice.
Vendakkai Poriyal  Recipe

Vendakkai Poriyal Recipe - Ingredients
  • Ladies Finger(Vendakkai) - 10 to 12
  • Onion - 1  finely chopped
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Coconut grated -  2 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
To Temper:
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad Dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Green Chillies -1 long chopped finely
  • Sesame Oil - 2 tsp

Vendakkai Poriyal Recipe
1.Wash the okras, dry them well using tissue paper. Then cut the head and tail part and chop them into thin circles as shown below.Set aside.
Vendakkai Poriyal Recipe - Step1
2.Heat oil, add the items under ' to temper' then add onion and fry till slightly browned. Then add okras and saute till it shrinks in volume.
Vendakkai Poriyal Recipe - Step2
3.When it starts shrinking in volume and the stickiness is reduced, sprinkle little water and cook covered for 3mins until it turns soft. Then give a quick stir, add required salt and turmeric powder. Keep stirring.
Vendakkai Poriyal Recipe - Step44.Once the stickiness is fully gone and it turns dry and slightly browned add the coconut. Give a quick stir and switch it off.
Vendakkai Poriyal Recipe - Step3
We had it with rice and favourite combo.

Okra / Bhindi Stir Fry Recipe
My Notes:
Okra / Bhindi Stir Fry Recipe

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