Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry | How to make Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry

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Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curryby Priya Suresh
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  • By Priya Suresh
    Created on 17th May 2016

About Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry

This is an authentic Chettinad dish prepared usually with lady finger or else simply with onions. Rice washed water is called 'Mandi' which is the main ingredient for making this curry, and this curry goes for an easy breezy cooking process. A wonderful curry to relish with rice and papads. You can add dried legumes like field beans or sundried mangoes aka manga vathal in this simple curry which is completely optional.

Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Priya Suresh is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Priya Suresh. The recipe of Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curryis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry is 15 minute. This recipe of Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry is perfect to serve 4. Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves4People
Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry

Ingredients to make Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry

  • 10 nos Lady Fingers (chopped as medium pieces)
  • 2 nos Onions (chopped)
  • 1 no Tomato (chopped)
  • 6 nos Garlic pods
  • 2 nos Green chillies (slit opened)
  • 3 cups Rice washed water
  • 1/2 cup Tamarind water
  • 3 nos Sundried mangoes
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Urad dal
  • 2 nos Dry red chillies
  • few curry leaves
  • Salt as per taste
  • oil as required

How to make Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry

  1. Soak the sundried mangoes in hot water for an hour. Heat oil, fry the mustard seeds, urad dal, dry red chillies.
  2. Once the mustard seeds start spluttering, add the chopped onions, garlic, chopped tomatoes, saute for few minutes. Now add the ladies finger pieces, saute again everything for few more minutes.
  3. Finally add the chopped tomatoes, curry leaves, chopped green chillies, turmeric powder and cook everything again for few more minutes. Add the rice washed water, soaked dry mango pieces, salt and bring it to a boil.
  4. Now add the tamarind water, cook everything on medium flame until the veggies gets well cooked. Curry will be neither watery nor too thick. Serve hot with rice and papads.

Reviews for Chettinad Vendakkai Mandi/Chettinad Lady Finger Curry (5)

Christine Miranda5 months ago
Good yummy.
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Sukhmani Bedi9 months ago
Just wow
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Bernadette Martin10 months ago
sounds very interesting will try
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Aarti Kharea year ago
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Hemakshi Makhijaa year ago
Just a simple, authentic and homely dish! Lovely!
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