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Monday, November 16, 2009

Vendakai More Kulambu/ Kuzhambu( Okra in Curd and Coconut gravy)

Any kind of vegetables( like Pumpkin, Brinjal, Ripe mango or even Ulunthu Bonda) can be used for preparing MoreKuzhambu

Ladies finger/ Okra/ Vendakai- 200gms
Curd/Yogurt( beaten)-3cups
Besan flour/Kadalamav-1tsp( dissolve in 2tbsp water)
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Hing/ Asafetida-pinch
Whole red chilly( broken)-3
Mustard seeds-1tsp
Curry leaves-few
Coconut oil-1tsp

Grind the following ingredients to fine paste
Coconut shredded-1/4cup
Ginger minced-2tbsp
Green chilly broken-4

Par-boil the okra in little water and set aside along with water. Next in a deep pan add the beaten curd, dissolved besan flour, turmeric, ground paste and salt. Mix well the curd mixture and add the okar along with water. Bring the curd mixture to boil and allow to boil for 5 mins. In a tadka pan heat coconut oil, add the whole red chilly, mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafetida. When the mustard crackels add this tadka to the Morekuzhambu. Serve hot with steamed rice. 


my kitchen said...

I am planning to post this recipe,u did first.looks perfect

Bergamot said...

Like the color of the gravy..nice pic.

Valarmathi said...

Looks yumm....

Sangeetha Gunalan said...

am very new to cooking...i tried this recipe and it turned out very tasty.. Thank u:)