Sunday, May 9, 2010
Vendakka Thoran (stir fried okra)
A very healthy and easy recipe. Thoran refers to the keralite style of stir frying the vegetables with grated coconut . So here is the recipe for Vendakka (okra) Thoran.
Okra(cubed) - 1 cup
Onion - 1 no chopped
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 5 or 6 nos
green chilly - 2 0r 3 nos(sliced)
grated coconut - half a cup
salt - to taste
Wash and cut the okra into cubes. Heat a pan with little vegetable oil. when the oil is really hot splutter the mustard seeds and curry leaves . Now add the chopped onion and salt and saute till it become light brown. Now add the ginger garlic paste and cook till its raw smell is gone . Add the cubed Okra and the grated coconut and stir fry till the okra gets cooked.
Serve hot with rice . Enjoy !!!