Vendakka Curry

Spicy and tangy okra/lady’s finger curry.


  • 3 Lady's , cut into 1-inch size
  • 1 small Tomato, sliced
  • 2 Green chilly
  • 1 Coconut, grated
  • 4 Shallots
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoons Chilly powder
  • Lemon sized Tamarind, soaked in water
  • Salt to taste
  • Few Curry leaves
  • Oil


  1. Grind together coconut, small onion, garlic, fennel, turmeric, coriander and chilly powder with water to a fine paste.
  2. Take tomato, green chilly, lady's finger, salt and tamarind water in a pot.
  3. Add coconut paste and cook until lady's finger is done.
  4. Heat oil and fry onion and curry leaves. Saute well. Pour it over the curry
  5. Serve Vendakka curry hot with rice.

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