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Vendakkai with Coconut Milk

Sanjula Thangkhiew
0 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Vendakkai with Coconut Milk RECIPE

Kerela dish made from Okra prepared to be enjoyed with steamed rice.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Kerala
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 350g Vendakkai (okra) cut in half
  2. 10 Shallots/small onions chopped
  3. 1/2 cup coconut Milk
  4. 2 Green Chillies chopped
  5. 1 tsp ginger grated1 tsp Mustard seeds
  6. 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  7. 1 tsp Urad dal
  8. A few curry leaves
  9. 2 tbsp Cooking oil
  10. salt to taste


  1. Blend coconut milk with green chilies in grinder with 1 tbsp of water to make a paste.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and allow them to crackle.
  3. Add the chopped onions and ginger. Saute till the onions become tender.
  4. Now add the Vendakkai and curry leaves, stir well. Add salt to taste, cover with the lid, lower the heat and cook 5mins. 
  5. Keep the lid of the pan slightly to avoid the Vendakkai from becoming soggy.
  6. Once it is cooked well, add the coconut paste and stir fry for 8-10 mins.
  7. Serve along with steamed rice.

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Amrit Chadha
Amrit Chadha   Oct-20-2017

Entirely different recpie, will make soon

Deviyani Srivastava
Deviyani Srivastava   Jul-12-2016

This is interesting will try making it very soon

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