Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Vendakai Aviyal / Okra Coconut Stir Fry




Ingrediants:-
  • Okra /Ladies finger- 15 to 20
  • Shallots /pearl onions - 15  .
  • Mustard Seed -1/4 tsp
  • Dry Red Chillies -2 
  • Curry leaves -a Spring
  • Coconut Oil
  • Salt



To Grind:-
  • Coconut -1/4 cup (shredded)
  • G.chillies - 2
  • Cumin powder -1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Tamarind - a small piece
  • Shallots /Pearl onions- 2 or 3






























Method:-
  1. Grind the Coconut ,g.chillies,cumin, turmeric ,tamarind ,shallots to a very coarse paste..just give it 2 pulses in the mixie..
  2. In a Pan heat coconut oil and saute shallot , okra and salt ,saute in medium flame untill okra is cooked completely or untill the stickyness is completely gone.it will take approx 10 mins .stir in between..
  3. Once okra is cooked add ground coconut paste and sprinkle come water and cook till masala  is cooked and raw smell goes..
  4. Now For tempering add coconut oil ,fry mustard seed ,red chillies and curry leaves pour over okra avial  
  5. Now our Okra Avial is ready ...can be had as an side dish for white rice or for chappati... Enjoy :)

20 comments:

Reshmi Mahesh said...

This is new to me...never tried aviyal of okra....will give a try sometime...Thanks for the recipe...

Priya said...

Thats an interesting and healthy stir fry, fantastic..

Deepthidigvijay said...

looking yummy....

DeepthiDigvijay
Good Food Recipes
Coffe With Me Deepthi

julie said...

Nice clicks of avial..new version too!Thanx for sharing.

Biny Anoop said...

wow dear okra and the masala sounds good.....

Suman Singh said...

I don't cook with coconut much but this looks so tempting...thanks for the recipe..will try this sometime soon.

Suja said...

Delicious aviyal..drool worthy,will surely give this a try.

ChitraKrishna said...

The method is so simple n dish looks yummy. Puthu template nalla irukku chitra, photos-a palichinnu katuthu.

Vardhini said...

Wow .. love okra .. avial sounds even yummy.

Vardhini
VardhinisKitchen

Sanctified Spaces said...

Nice recipe,nice space.ad to know u are a Sagittarian like me.

Raji said...

Lovely curry..aviyal with okra sounds really new and looks exotic. Will try this Chitra.

Prathima Rao said...

Looks so yummm!!! The okras are cooked perfectly ;)
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Kalyani said...

looks delicious and u have a wonderful blog .....

Sreelu said...

thanks Chitra for stopping by. Loving ur recipes too

Priya Sreeram said...

good version of the aviyal !

Chitra said...

thanks u all guys for ur loving comments

sangee vijay said...

hi chitra
first time here,enjoyed your space..this okra avial looks so tempting n the recipe also very interesting should try this version soon...glad to follow you..
if time permits do visit my space..i am a beginner :)
http://sangeethaskitchen.blogspot.com/

Food Glorious Food! said...

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Prathima Shivraj said...

Lovely combo, never tried it, looks delicious. Have to try this nxt time.

sangee vijay said...

Hi chitra
Tried your okra aviyal...it's so yummy n we all lived it...full of flavor too good ...thanx for sharing such a lively recipe...y u r not posting any recipes now-a-days?? do share your recipes...eagerly waiting for more yummy delights from u...take care n back with a bang :)

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