Bendakaya or Okra Tomato Capsicum onion curry

Saturday, March 26, 2011


Ingredients:
Bendakaya/ Bhindi /Okra ¼ kg or ½ pound
Tomato 2
Onion 1 big sized
Red / Green capsicum 1
Garlic cloves 3
Chana dal or Senaga pappu 1 teaspoon
Urad dal or Menapa pappu 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Jeera 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves 1 string
Hing 2 pinches
Turmeric powder 1 pinch
Red chillies 2
Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
(adjust accordingly)
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Oil 2 teaspoons
Salt as needed

Preparation:
1. Cut onion, tomatoes, capsicum, garlic into pieces. Slit okra or bhindi in length wise pieces.
2. Heat a deep pan or skillet add oil after oil is heated add mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal, jeera, curry leaves, hing, red chillies cut into three pieces.  
3. Add the slit bendakaya pieces and mix for 2 minutes.
4. Add onion pieces and garlic pieces and mix well and when the onions become translucent.
5. Add capsicum pieces and mix well.
6. Add tomatoes and mix well. Cover it and cook for 5 to 10 minutes.

7. When the vegetables become tender add coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
8. Cook for 5 minutes and red chilli powder and switch off the stove.  Can serve the curry with roti or rice.

13 comments:

Sensible Vegetarian said...

First time here, nice recipes. Love the step by step photos.

Eat Hearty said...

Looks delicious!! Never tried Okra with tomato!!

Ankita
http://eat-hearty.blogspot.com/

Vimitha Anand said...

would be great for rotis...

AMMU MOHAN said...

hai first time here..are you from AP?love to see the andhra collection recipes..come to my blog if time permits...happy to follow you..

Aruna Manikandan said...

wow....
looks spicy and delicious dear....
very well illustrated.

check my space when u find time :)

Priya said...

Wat a wonderful looking curry, can have with rotis..

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious recipe...

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

First time here u have wonderful space and nice collection dishes !! Glad to follow u !!

Okra Curry looks so delicious and very inviting !!

aipi said...

I love okra very much and this looks very delicious..

US Masala

Jay said...

lovely presentation..great flavours..

Tasty Appetite

Valarmathy Siva said...

Looks great!!!
I love the colors..

I am here for first time, happy following you..

valar
http://valarskitchen-basics.blogspot.com/

Umm Mymoonah said...

Never tried okra in this method, looks very yummy and I love your step by step pictures.

vandana said...

Very yummy recipe with beautiful step by pictures which is very easy to follow. I tried the recipe, it came very good. Thank you very much.

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