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.
Ladies finger 100 gms
Green chillies-5 chopped
Curry leaves-1 twig
Boiled toor dal-1/2 cup
Sambar masala powder -1/4 tsp
Tamarind extract-1 tbsp
Oil 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
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.
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.