Vendakkai Sweet Pachadi (Okra Sweet Pachadi)

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ladies finger - Vendakkai Sweet Pachadi (Okra Sweet Pachadi)

Vendakkai (Okra/Bhindi/Lady’s Finger) – 250 gms, finely chopped
Jaggery – 50 gms
Tamarind Extract – 2 to 3 tblsp
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Oil – 3 tsp
Salt as per tste

For tempering:
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 2
Urad Dal – 1 tsp

1. Heat oil in a pan.
2. Saute the chopped okras for a minute or two.
3. Add the tamarind extract, salt, turmeric powder and cook till the okras are 3/4ths done.
4. Add the powdered jaggery and stir gently.
5. In a separate pan, fry the tempering ingredients and add to the okra mixture.
6. Mix and remove.
7. Serve.

Tip: If desired, add 2 to 3 tsp of grated coconut.

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