Vendakkai is Ladys finger in English. Vendakkai is one among the few native vegetables of Tamil Nadu. Vendakkai Fry is a dish which can be made easily and is rich in nutritional value. It has a good amount of dietary fiber. Vendakkai Fry is a common dish prepared in all homes for lunch.
Vendakkai is good for brain development and function, so it is necessary that all kids should take Vendakkai and Vendakkai Fry is one dish which all children will love.
- Vendakkai FryVendakkai – 250 gms
- Onion -1
- Garlic – 10 flakes
- Curry leaves – A few
- Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
- Pepper jeera powder – ½ tsp
- Salt – to taste
- Oil – 3 tsp
Chop onion and garlic finely. Chop vendakkai in to small round slices. Dry roast ¼ tsp pepper and ¼ tsp jeera and powder it.
Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onion, curry leaves and garlic and saute for a few minutes. Then add chopped vendakkai and saute for 10 to 15 minutes till its stickiness goes.
Then add salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder and pepper, jeera powder and saute till the raw smell goes. Then mix well and switch off the stove and serve.
You can add pepper, jeera powder at last, then only the nice aroma will come.
If you like tomato, you can add finely chopped tomato next to garlic.