Okra Pachadi / Vendakka Pachadi


Okra Pachadi / Vendakka Pachadi


Ingredients

                        • 1 cup okra, chopped in rounds
                        • 1/4 to 1/2 cup beaten yogurt
                        • 1 tsp mustard seeds
                        • curry leaves, few
                        • 1 whole dry red chilli
To Grind
1/2 cup grated coconut
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1-2 green chliies, chopped
1/4 tsp grated ginger
Directions
Fry okras in 2 tsp oil till slightly crisp, keep aside. To this add ground coconut paste and beaten yogurt. Heat 2 tsp oil in a small pan and splutter mustard seeds followed by grated coconuts, red chillies and curry leaves. Pour this to the okra pachadi and serve with rice as a side dish.

49 Comments:

Gulmohar said...

I love this..But we call this kichadi

shahana said...

ennalai enikkum vendakka pachadi aayirinnu.njaanum photo eduthu vechittundu.Same pinch Vrinda

Asha said...

YUMMY! Just made a bendekai palya, pachadi looks delicious.

Angie's Recipes said...

Okra with yoghurt...that's a very interesting combination.

Springbird said...

I love any kinda Pachadi its a soothing side dish.Okra and Yogurt is the best.Nice click. So did u dip ur pizza in this pachadi?just curious...

Sailaja Damodaran said...

My kids love okra.....tempting

Rachana Kothari said...

I love anything with bhindi and this is simply yummy!!!!

Vrinda said...

Springbird: Thats not real Pizza,its just a picture...

Claudia said...

Okra and yoghurt - worth a try - it looks so pretty and filled with luscious tastes.

5 Star Foodie said...

A delicious okra preparation, I love the ginger and the coconut additions!

Nithu Bala said...

My favourite one..looks yummy..

Anncoo said...

Mmm..looks good!

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Certainly tempting. Nice Combo!

Valarmathi said...

Simple and yummy pachadi, looks delicious.

Shama Nagarajan said...

Delicious pachadi...love this

Nostalgia said...

Nice job!

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Vrinda
How are you? I am back on blog reading but no cooking :-( no kitchen with me in Milano
This recipe is great , can cook and eat virtually.
Have anice day

Sushma Mallya said...

wow looks beautiful vrinda...

Cham said...

I do with brinjal but okra sounds too good, lovely pict!

TREAT AND TRICK said...

Simple and yummy pachadi, dear...

Swathi said...

Vrinda,

Pachadi looks delicious, we call it kichadi, I love it

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Now I'm able to give comments my dear..this pachadi looks extremely mouth-watering and delicious:)

Mangala Bhat said...

Looks Perfect .pic is Awesome

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

mmm, my grandma makes this very often and I remember how my brother used to give excuses for not having this... Looks so delectable!!!

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Poornima Nair said...

Just realized that its been ages since I had this...got to buy some okra. Looks so tempting.

Gita said...

Very different and interesting pachadi Vrinda...looks very tasty...I have some okra right now...may be I should try this right away :)

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

looks so yum. one of my favorites...

Devi Meyyappan said...

Wooow... Lovely pachadi!.. I make okra pachadi in a very different way!.. Would love to try your method!!.. looks yummmy!:)

Priya said...

Such a delicious and healthy pachadi, had it long back..awesome click..

Pavithra said...

Oh wow my fav one...looks too tempting asusual wonderful click dear.

Siddhi S said...

wow vrinda very nice recipe with yogurt n okra...luks invitng

Chow and Chatter said...

oh wow love this always looking for new ways to cook okra

Padma said...

Simple and delicious. Looks so tempting.

Nandini said...

Slurrrrp! I love anyting with okra! I'll have this with sambar rice!

jeyashrisuresh said...

love this pachadi.i too make this in adifferent wAY.This is new to me.

Rekha said...

looks delicious..Never tried making this before, will try this tomorrow for sure.

ARUNA said...

Nice way of using okra Vrinda!!!

Prathibha said...

Looks really appetizing and yummy...love anything wid bhindi

sowmya.s said...

i love vendakkai pachadi though its not a regular thing at home..am going to make it soon..

Jagruti said...

Okra pachadi looks tasty and yummy...is it very similar to okra kadhi..

Sarah Naveen said...

Adipoli and yummy pachadi...choru unnan ithum ichira papadavum mathram mathi...hoo..naranju...
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Rohini said...

Mmm... Wouldn't that be too delicious? Okra n curd always pair so perfectly! Loved it!

AdukalaVishesham said...

looks yummy... even we have posted it during our onam sadya.. but we called it kitchadi..

Preeti Kashyap said...

ooh..i love this dish vrinda! Make it whenever i make milaguttal :)

Shri said...

Totally delicious!

meeso said...

That looks so good, I love okra, how perfect!

Ceby Chacko said...

I tried this once and it was such a hit!!! I am making this quite often now!!!

Mahesh said...

ThanQ Ceby

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