Vendakka Mulakittathu

Vendakka Mulakittathu

Okra cooked in a spicy and tangy sauce

Ingredients

  • 400 grams Okra, chopped into medium sized pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 Tomato, chopped
  • 1 lime-sized Tamarind, soaked in 1/2 cup hot water
  • 3 Chillies, slit
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmir chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 large Onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry okra till the sliminess disappears. Keep aside.
  2. Cook onion, tomatoes, chillies, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder, Kashmiri chilli powder and salt with 1 cup water.
  3. Add tamarind water and continue to cook.
  4. Add okra and cook for around 5 minutes.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and fry curry leaves.
  6. Pour this seasoning on the curry and mix well.
  7. Serve Vendakka mulakittathu warm with rice.

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