Thursday, August 24, 2006

Vendakkai Puzhi Kulambu (Okra Tamarind Gravy)


1lb Okra(cut into medium size pieces)
1 Large Onion
2 Medium size Tomato
1/2tsp Fenugreek seeds
4tsps Coriander powder
2tsps Chilli powder
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
2tbsps Tarmarind concentrate
3tbsps Coconut paste
Salt for taste


1. Pre-heat the oil in a kadai & put the fenugreek seeds & let them splutter.add the onion & fry for 5-6 mts.

2. Add the tomato & cook it 7-8mts.Add the turmeric powder,salt,spices & the okra pieces combine them & cook them for 10mts.

3. Now,add the tamarind concentrate & add 11/2 cups of water & close the kadai & cook the gravy till okra cooks in high flame.

4. Finely,add the coconut paste & cook the garvy for 10mts in medium heat.The okra turmind gravy is ready.

5. Serve the Okar tamarind gravy with rice & roti.


foodkitty said...

what about a good roti recipe to go with some of these :)

Deepa Cooks said...

thanks for putting ur comments.I will add it soon.

whats ur blog name?

Malar Gandhi said...


You have a nice site. Its cool to see Tamizhar Recipes....You know!

Well....if you don't mind, can you change 'Vendakkai Puzhi Kulambu' as 'Vendakkai Puli Kuzhambu'.

Anonymous said...

Excellent Deepa...
I love this recipe. I have check out your other recipes as well.
If you are married your hubby should be lucky
I refer your recipe often
good job keep posting

Venkateshwaran said...

I tried out this recipe today and it turned out to be awesome. Thanks very much for this simple yet wonderful recipe!

Anonymous said...

thanks for the recipe

priya anand said...

hello deepa...
excellent recipe...i have been sticking to this version of V.puli kuzhambu from the day i started trying it out.My hubby who usually loves north indian food has surprised me n my mil too by adding this to his fav dish:-).....Thank you so much

Madhan said...

Hi this recipe is awesome, pretty useful for bachelors who stay away from home.

suriya said...

Hi Deepa,

This recipe is too good. Thank you.

Gaya3 said...

Thanks for the recipe .. it came out really good .. :-)

Anonymous said...

I tried this recipe and it came out very well. Thanks a lot. keep posting more recipes.



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