Sep 19, 2008

Okra Pachadi

A quick and easy gravy when there is not enough time in a day that calls for loads of household chores. It goes well with rice. It is a time saver and also you dont have to be wear out near the stove. I keep this recipe handy for long tiring days that doesnt want me to spend more time in kitchen.

This is what u'll need....

Okra 1 lb
Mustard 1 tspn
Methi/fenugreek seeds 1/2 tspn
Onion 1 large
Tomato 1 medium
Green chillies 4
Tamarind - size of a lemon
Salt to taste
Turmeric 1/4 tspn
Oil 2 tbspn

Here is the stir....
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard, methi
  • Add chopped onions, salt, turmeic and fry couple of mins
  • Toss in chopped tomatoes and fry for 2 mins
  • Squeeze tamarind in some warm water to get the juice and mix into the pan. Pour a cup of water and boil the mixture
  • Finally add thinly sliced okra and keep boiling for 15-20 mins
  • Serve with rice

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