Chettinad vendakkai mandi | How to make Chettinad vendakkai mandi

By Adaikkammai annamalai  |  16th May 2018  |  
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About Chettinad vendakkai mandi Recipe

Malayisa* I like this vendakkai mandi , not a typical puli kulambhu but its very simple to make and I like its simple flavor a lot. Paruppu Urundai and this Vendakkai Mandi is very famous in Chettinad cooking. It gets the name mandi because tamarind is soaked in washed rice water. This can be mixed with curd rice, sambar or any main dish. You can see this in marriage food. I actually like it as main kulambhu too. I like to mix it with white rice and eat.

Chettinad vendakkai mandi, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Adaikkammai annamalai. Chettinad vendakkai mandi is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Chettinad vendakkai mandi is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Chettinad vendakkai mandi by Adaikkammai annamalai is perfect to serve 3 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Chettinad vendakkai mandi.

Chettinad vendakkai mandi

Ingredients to make Chettinad vendakkai mandi

  • Fir saute;
  • Vendakkai / Ladysfinger / okra - 1 1/2 cup
  • Small onion - 1 cup
  • garlic - 8
  • tomato - 1
  • tamarind( small size) - lemon size(soak in rice washed water)
  • salt to taste
  • For tempering;
  • oil - 2 tsp
  • mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • fenugreek seed - 1/4 tsp
  • urad dal - 1/2 tsp
  • jeera - 1 1/2 tsp
  • curry leaves - as per requirement
  • Dry red Chillies - 5
  • green chillies,long slit - 5

How to make Chettinad vendakkai mandi

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add ladies finger/okra/vendakkai saute, stir fry for 15 min till it turns shrinkly, Keep aside alone
  2. a pan add oil, to this do the seasoning tempering mentioned above. Then saute garlic,onion, salt for some time. Then to this add already stir fry ladys finger for few mins
  3. Now take tamarindpiece and soak the rice washed water that means wash the rice and add this water to tamarind piece. This is called mandi in chettinad side.
  4. Then add tomato and let it cook for 2 mins. When the ladys finger is half cooked add the tamarind pulp. Ad tamarind pulp with of using filter, it cook till the raw smell from tamarind is gone .It needs 20 mins.
  5. Now serve this with white rice or with curd rice or main kulambhu. Tasty, spicy vendakkai/ladys finger/okra mandi is ready
  6. Finally you want thick , add 2 tsp of corn flour , mix well with water add mandi without any lumpss.
  7. Serve with rice

Reviews for Chettinad vendakkai mandi (1)

Hema Mallik2 years ago

I will surely try this.
Adaikkammai annamalai
2 years ago
tq,,tq lotz dear,,u so sweet ugube moreratinhs to me,,tq tq again @hema mallik

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