Sunday, December 1, 2013

VENDAKKAI PULI KULAMBU | OKRA CURRY RECIPE

The Southern Part of India is famous for "Puli Kulambu " or Kara Kulambu . This Puli Kulambu is made using any vegetable as our choice and cooked in Tamarind juice and tempered with aromatic spices . Check out the Katharika Puli Kulambu recipe , The Indian Eggplant curry  here . Also check out the other Vendakkai recipe , Okra 65 here and Vendakkai poriyal here .  So off to Today's post Vendakkai Puli Kulambu  now .

Vendakkai Puli Kulambu , An Indian Okra Curry recipe
VENDAKKAI PULI KULAMBU | OKRA CURRY RECIPE



Ingredients:

  • Oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Urad dhal - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Methi seeds - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Garlic pods - 2 numbers , crushed 
  • Onion - 1 number , chopped
  • Tomato - 1 number , chopped
  • Okra ( Vendakkai , Lady's finger ) - 10 numbers , chopped in to medium size pieces .
  • Tamarind juice - 1/2 cup
  • Curry Powder - 1 teaspoon ( Click here for the recipe )
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt - To taste 

    Method :


    Heat oil in a shallow pan , add the mustard seeds allow it to pop and add methi seeds , urad dhal and crushed Garlic . Cook till raw smell goes away .

     

    Now add the chopped onions and Tomatoes and cook till they become soft .


    Add the Chopped Okra , Curry powder , Turmeric powder and salt . Mix well . Now add the tamarind juice and bring the contents to a boil .



    Cook till the oil separates out from the gravy and the Puli Kulambu ( Curry ) gets thick .


    Vendakki Puli Kulambu ( Okra Curry )  is ready to serve . Serve hot with Steamed Rice

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    15 comments:

    1. Delicious and flavorful kuzhambu.

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    2. Tangy traditional bheni curry. love it...

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    3. Okra curry looks yummy. Perfect curry for plain rice.

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    4. my all time fav one..well explained

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    5. Awesome, tangy and delicious puli kuzhambu... wonderfully prepared Preethi...

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    6. I have a very high liking for anything sour and this sour veg curry is on top of my list. Awesome outcome and the visuals says it all.

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    7. That is an interesting recipe...i have never seen okra in a curry before. Got to give it a try someday.

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    8. Very tasty and tangy curry.
      Thanks for sharing.

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