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Vendakka Pachadi | Bhindi Raita


Vendakka pachadi is a Kerala based delicacy, usually served as a side dish for rice. It's a quick and easy dish with vendakka (okra / ladies finger / bhindi) fried and mixed into a coconut and curd gravy.

Ingredients:

Vendakka - 10 to 12
Green chillies - 2
Curd - 4 tbsp
Oil - to fry
Salt - to taste

To grind:
Coconut - 1/4 cup
Green chillies - 4 to 5
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curd - 2 tbsp

Tempering/Tadka:
Coconut oil - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Red chillies 1, halved
Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Method:

1. Grind together coconut, green chillies, mustard along with the curd to a paste without adding water.

2. Wash the vendakka and pat them dry. Cut them into thin round slices. Heat oil in a pan. Add green chiilies (whole) and vendakka. Fry till vendakka turns brown. Do not make it crispy.

3. In a bowl, mix together the fried vendakka, green chillies and the ground paste. Add curd, salt and mix well.

4. Heat oil in a tadka pan and add mustard seeds. When it crackles, add red chillies and curry leaves. Pour into the pachadi and mix.

Serve with rice.

4 comments:

  1. This is my favorite pachadi...Love it

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  2. pachadi looks delicious.

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