Ladies finger Pachadi

Ladies finger Pachadi:

Pachadi origin chettinad,famous dish made with all type of vegetables like Tomato,Brinjal,Beans,Drumstick,sundakkai ,Ridge Guard etc..along with boiled Toor dal ,Tamarind extract and Tomato.This Pachadi alone satisfy our  lunch with steam cooked rice or with Curd rice.Versatile method is followed in other states,in this name Pachadi.

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Ingredients:

Ladies finger 100 gms

Onion-chopped-1

Green chillies-5 chopped

Curry leaves-1 twig

Tomato chopped-1(optional)

Boiled toor dal-1/2 cup

Salt-1 tsp

Sambar masala powder -1/4 tsp

Tamarind extract-1  tbsp

For seasoning:

Oil 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds-1 tsp

Method:

Clean and cut ladies finger in to 1/2 inch pieces.

Heat pan with oil season with the above mentioned ingredients.

Add Curry leaves and onion saute well

Add Cut Ladies finger saute well until the Gluey nature disappears.

Can add 1 tsp of sour curd to avoid gluey nature while sautéing the vegetable.

Add green chillies and Tomato, stir for a while to cook.

Add salt and tamarind extract with little water in it, to cook further.

Finally add boiled dal and  sambar masala powder,allow it to boil for 3 more minutes,Its ready.

Sprinkle some Coriander leaves and serve .

This Pachadi alone can be done for Lunch with steam cooked rice or with Curd rice.

Note:

Clean and cut ladies finger in to 1/2 inch pieces dry in a papper or cloth for 1 hour to reduce its gluey nature while sauteing.

 

 

 

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