Spicy lentil curry (bendi) | How to make Spicy lentil curry (bendi)

By Sweta Shet  |  20th May 2016  |  
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About Spicy lentil curry (bendi) Recipe

A konkani staple

Spicy lentil curry (bendi) is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Spicy lentil curry (bendi) in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Spicy lentil curry (bendi) by Sweta Shet has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Spicy lentil curry (bendi) at home without any difficulty. Spicy lentil curry (bendi) is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Spicy lentil curry (bendi) would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Spicy lentil curry (bendi) this weekend. Share your Spicy lentil curry (bendi) cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Sweta Shet for inputs. In case you have any queries for Spicy lentil curry (bendi) you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Sweta Shet. You can also rate the Spicy lentil curry (bendi) and give feedback.

Spicy lentil curry (bendi)

Ingredients to make Spicy lentil curry (bendi)

  • Black eyed peas - 1/2 cup soaked overnight
  • Grated coconut- 1/2 cup
  • Dry red chillies - 12
  • tamarind- a small piece
  • garlic - 7-8 cloves
  • coconut oil - 2 tsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Spicy lentil curry (bendi)

  1. Cook lentils and keep aside.
  2. Fry red chillies slightly in hot oil and grind along with coconut and tamarind. Keep paste a bit thick.
  3. Heat oil and fry garlic till light brown.
  4. Add the ground paste and stir for 2 mins. Then add the cooked lentils and salt. Check for thickness. Add water if necessary.
  5. Cook till raw smell of coconut goes and the curry starts bubbling, this will take around 10 mins.
  6. Serve hot with rice.

My Tip:

Can be made with any lentils and even vegetables like potatoes. Non vegetarians can add fish or prawns.

Reviews for Spicy lentil curry (bendi) (1)

Zeenath Amaanullaha year ago

So very delightful to the eyes as well.. nothing can match a soothing meal dea Sweta..:blush::blush: