Okra/Ladies Finger Pepper Fry Kerala (Indian) Style/Vendakka kurumullaku mezhukuperutti/ Bhindhi kaali Mirchi Stir Fry /Vendakkai karumilaku(Karuppumillaku) Poriyal

Recipe Type Veg Side Dish/Kerala/India
Cooking and Preparation Time 30 to 45 Minutes
Serve to 2 to 3

Ingredients For Okra/Ladies Finger/Vendakka Pepper Fry Kerala (Indian) Style

Ingredient Quantity Notes
Okra/vendakka/Ladies Finger 20 to 25 Numbers Choose young and tender
Coconut Oil/Any Veg Oil 2 tablespoon
Mustard seeds ½ Teaspoon
Onion/Savola 1 Big Sliced Thinly
Curry leaves 1 Sprig
Crushed Black Pepper 1 to 1 ½ Tablespoon Adjust as per your taste
Salt As per your taste

Method For Okra/Ladies Finger/Vendakka Pepper Fry Kerala (Indian) Style

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• Wash and dry okra/ladies finger using a towel or kitchen tissue. Make sure that okra’s are completely dry otherwise it becomes mushy during cooking.
• Cut okra thinly and length wise.
• Heat oil in a frying pan, pop mustard. Add onion and curry leaves, fry until light brown.
• Add okra/ladies finger. Sauté and fry next 2 to 3 minutes.
• Cover and cook 1 minute.
• Uncover, sprinkle pepper power.
• Add salt to taste.
• Mix well, close and cook next 2 minutes in medium heat.
• Uncover the pan, spread out the okra’s in the pan and fry until it looks very dry in texture or light brown in color.
• Serve with boiled rice or chappathi, enjoy 🙂

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Choose young and tender okara/ladies finger for this recipe.


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