Dec 20, 2008

Bendakaya/okra fry



Ingredients

Bendakaya/Okra-1 lb
peanuts-1/4cup
Garlic-5 pods
salt
red chilli powder-1tsp
turmeric-a pinch
oil

For seasoning
Urad dal/minapappu-1tsp
chana dal/senagapappu-1tsp
mustard seeds -1tsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
red chilli-1
curry leaves

Method of preparation

1)Wash the okras/Bendakaya and dry it for 30 minutes.Cut them in small pieces and keep aside.
2)Heat oil in a pan and add the seasoning,peanuts and turmeric.
3)Add the garlic pods and Bendakaya/okra and fry for 15 mins.
4)After it is fried add the salt,chilli powder at the end.
5)Serve it with hot rice and rasam.

My mom used to add some cashews to it sometimes.It tastes great.