Okra or Ladies finger or Bendakaya ½ pound or ¼ kg
Yogurt or Curd 2 tablespoon
Onion 1 (optional) chopped into small pieces
Mustard Seeds ½ teaspoon
Chana Dal ½ teaspoon
Urad Dal ½ teaspoonJeera ½ teaspoon
Hing 1 pinch
Red chillies 2
Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves 1 string
Turmeric powder 2 pinches
Oil 2 teaspoons
Salt as needed
1. Cut okra into small circular pieces. Heat a deep pan or skillet add oil to it. Add mustard seeds, chana dal, urad dal, jeera, red chili cut into 3 pieces, curry leaves and hing.
2. When the mustard seeds start to splutter and dals slightly change color add onion pieces and mix well. When the onion turns translucent, add the okra mix well.
3. Add turmeric powder and salt and mix well. After 5 minutes add curd and mix well.
4. Cook for till the curd is fully absorbed or for about 5 to 10 minutes in medium low flame. After the curry is fully cooked add the red chilli powder. Mix well and switch off the stove.