Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi

Bhindi, Pachadi 0 comments

This Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi or known as Bhindi (Okra) Curd Pachadi is a popular South Indian pachadi recipe often made during weddings or special occasions.
bhindi okra pachadi - Vendakkai Thayir Pachadi

Ingredients:
Lady’s Finger (Okra/Bhindi) – 1/4 kg
Salt to taste
Fresh Curd – 1 1/2 cups, whisked

For Tempering:
Oil – 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Black Gram Dal – 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli – 1, halved
Asafoetida Powder – 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves – few

Method:
1. Remove the top and tail of the lady’s finger and chop it finely.
2. Heat 2 tsp oil and add all the ingredients for tempering.
3. When the mustard seeds splutter, add the okra.
4. Cook on low heat till the vegetable is tender.
4. Sprinkle in the salt and cook for a minute.
5. Add the curd and blend well.
6. Serve cold or at room temperature.

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