Saturday, July 23, 2011

Lady's Finger Mor Kulambu/ South Indian Okra Kadhi

Tender lady's finger 6-7
Sour Curd 2 cups
Cumin Seeds 2 tsp
Hing 1 tsp
Fresh Coconut 4 tsp
Green Chillies 4
Ginger 1/2 inch
Tomato 1
Turmeric powder 1 tsp
Curry Leaves 4-5
Oil - 2tsp
Urad dal - 2 tsp
mustard seed - 1tsp
dry red chillies - 2
methi seeds - 1/2 tsp

Wash tomato and cut into medium pieces.
Wash pat dry lady's finger and cut into medium pieces.
In a pan add 1/2 tsp oil and add chopped lady's finger pieces and saute for 3-4 mins or until soft and the outer skin becomes light brown and keep aside.
To the blender add coconut, green chillies, cumin seeds, ginger and grind to fine smooth paste.
Heat oil in a pan add mustard, urad dhal, methi seeds, curry leaves and hing one by one.
After urad dhal changes colour add turmeric powder and dry red chillies and tomato.
Cook till the tomato are tender, Now add the lady's finger pieces.
Lower the flame and pour curd and a glass of water and salt and let it boil.
Once sbubbles form add the ground coconut paste and let the mixture boil for 3-4  mins.
Serve Lady's finger mor kulambu with steamed rice

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