Teppal Bende Sukke

Teppal Bende Sukke is very tasty recipe made from Okra / ladies finger with distinct flavours of teppal / Sichuan pepper in Konkani way.


  • 1 kilogram ladies finger / okra, cleaned and cut in inch long pieces
  • 1 cup fresh coconut, grated
  • 5 dry red chillies
  • 1/3 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 5 pieces Kokum, soaked in water
  • Salt, as per taste
  • 10 dry teppal
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil


  1. Grind coconut along with turmeric powder, dry red chilies and little water to smooth paste. Keep aside.
  2. Coarsely ground teppal. Keep aside.
  3. Heat on high flame in a pan, chopped ladies finger, kokum along with salt and little water. Mix well.
  4. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add ground paste, teppal and coconut oil. Mix well.
  6. Continue heating for 2 minutes.
  7. Serve Teppal Bende sukke hot along with chapati.

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