Monday, September 12, 2011

Vendakkai varuval/ Okra fry/ Bindi dry subzi

  Okra is a very nutritious vegetable and a great source of Vitamin C and K. In this recipe, I have tried stir-frying Okra with some basic spices and hope you enjoy it as well.

Serves up to 3 people
Preparation time: 25 minutes


300 grams of Bindi/ Okra
1 1/2  tbsp of besan/ Bengal gram flour
1/2 tbsp of rice flour

1 tsp of red chilli powder (~spice level)
pinch of garam masala

2 tbsp of oil
salt as required


1.Wash the okra and dry them using paper towel. Cut the top and bottom portion of the okra. Slit in to 2 halves. Add the other ingredients to the okra and mix with 1 tbsp of oil.
2.Keep it aside for 5 minutes. Add the okra to the pan seared with oil.
3.Allow them to cook in medium flame till they turn golden brown. Turn to the other side and allow them to cook. If needed add another tbsp of oil.

4.Yummy okra fry is ready. Serve with roti /rice.

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