Vendakkai Podi Curry Recipe - Vendakkai Poriyal

This Vendakkai Poriyal/ Podi Curry is a must try recipe where the bhindi/ lady's finger is tossed along with a paruppu podi and sambar powder to give it a delicious taste. Serve Vendakkai Podi Curry along with Jeera rasam and Steamed Rice for a simple and easy weeknight dinner.

Archana Doshi
Vendakkai Podi Curry Recipe - Vendakkai Poriyal
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Vendakkai Podi Curry also known as the Vendakkai Poriyal is a delicious South Indian dish made with the combination of fresh lady fingers spiced with sambar powder and paruppu podi. It is super simple and easy to make and absolutely delicious to eat as well.   

Serve Vendakkai Podi Curry along with Jeera rasam and Steamed Rice for a simple and easy weeknight dinner.

If you are looking for more Vendakkai/ Lady's Finger Recipes you must try some of our other favorites.  

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Gingelly oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 500 grams Bhindi/Okra/Vendaikkai , chopped small
  • 1 tablespoon Idli Dosa Podi (Milagai Powder)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Sambar Powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated

How to make Vendakkai Podi Curry Recipe - Vendakkai Poriyal

  1. To begin with Vendakkai Podi Curry, prepare all the ingredients and keep them ready.

  2. Heat oil into a preheated pan; add the mustard seeds and allow it to crackle. Add curry leaves and asafoetida and saute for a few seconds.

  3. Add the cut vendakkai/ ladys finger, sprinkle some salt and give it a stir. Cover the pan and with the lid little ajar cook the vendakkai until done. 

  4. Keep stirring it intermittently in between so that the vendakkai poriyal gets cooked evenly.

  5. Once 3/4 th done, stir in the sambar powder, turmeric powder and idli paruppu podi. Give it a stir and cover and cook the Vendakkai podi curry for another couple of minutes.

  6. Finally stir in the fresh coconut and check if more salt is needed and adjust to taste accordingly. Turn off the heat and transfer the Vendakkai Podi Curry to a serving bowl and serve hot.

  7. Serve Vendakkai Podi Curry along with Jeera rasam and Steamed Rice for a simple and easy weeknight dinner.

Last Modified On Monday, 17 February 2020 14:52
     
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