September 03, 2016

Vendaikka / Lady'sfingers Pachadi with sesame seeds

Ingredients needed for Vendaikka Ellu Pachadi
2 cups of Vendaikka / Lady's finger cut small pieces 2 cups
2 tsps thick tamarind extract
2 pinches turmeric powder
salt to taste
1 tbsp seasame seeds
4 red chillies
1 tbsp raw rice
2 tsps grated jaggery (optional)

Ingredients for tempering
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 red chilli broken into bits
Handful curry leaves

How to prepare Vendaikka Ellu Pachadi ?
Roast sesame seeds, powder and keep aside.
Roast raw rice, red chilli, powder and keep aside.
Now take a vessel / a saucepan,  pour tamarind water, turmeric powder and salt to taste.
As it comes to boil add ladies finger pieces, cook until soft. Now add grated jaggery if you like.
Add chilli, rice powder and mix well. Let it boil for a minute.
In the end add sesame powder and mix well.
Temper with mustard seeds, broken pieces of red chilli and curry leaves.

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