Vendakka paal curry / Kerala style Ladies finger coconut milk curry / Okra coconut curry.

Pictured :- Rice, Vendakka paal curry, Beetroot poriyal
A simple delicious Kerala style Vendakka pallu curry/ Okra in coconut gravy. Marinate okra with turmeric powder and salt and stir fry. Then make a gravy with coconut milk and spices.Add okra in this gravy. This curry goes well with Rice , chapatti .

Ingredients

Ladies finger                –  200 gm
Onion                          –  1 nos
Green chillies               –   2 no
Ginger garlic paste       –   1 tsp
Chilly  powder           -1/2 tsp
  Coriander powder     –  3  tbsp
 Turmeric  powder       – 1 /4  tsp
Garam masala              –  1 /2 tsp
Curry leaves    few
Coconut Oil – 2 – 3 tbsp
salt as needed
Thin coconut   milk   – 2 cups
thick coconut milk   –  1 /2 cup

Method

Clean  and cut  the ladies finger  in to 1 inch  lengthy pieces . Marinate the  ladies finger with little turmeric powder and salt  .  Heat  oil in a pan  and  saute ladies finger until they are well sauted ,remove and keep a side.

Heat  oil in a same  pan add chopped onion ,and saute it well for 3 minutes  add ginger garlic paste and green chili  and saute till the raw smell disappears  .Then add chili  powder ,coriander powder  and  turmeric powder and garam masala toss it well for a minute . Add thin coconut milk and boil for 2  minutes . Then add  sauted  ladies finger, salt  and combine well.  cook for 5 minutes in law heat. pour  the thick coconut milk and garam masala  and simmer for a minute and remove from heat .

Heat little oil in a pan  add mustard seeds ,when they pop up add red chilies ,curry leaves  and pour over  the curry . Serve  warm with rice or chapati

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